Machine Learning

Machine Translation: How does it work?

Machine Translation: how does it work? Translators increasingly need to be well-versed not just in linguistics, but also in technology. Just as the worlds of typography, accounting, medicine, and a myriad of other industries were revolutionized in recent decades by computers and information technology, translators need to understand the evolving impact of technology on [...]

By |2018-04-06T11:09:34-07:00January 8th, 2018|Daily Questions, Technology|

Going to LocWorld32? Enjoy Montreal in Autumn!

Gardens of Light (Jardins de Lumìere) at the Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanique), Montreal. Are you heading to LocWorld32? If so, make sure you set aside enough time to enjoy seeing Montreal in the autumn. There's plenty to see and do during your stay. The city is renown for its excellent dining, entertainment, music, [...]

By |2016-10-19T16:04:57-07:00October 19th, 2016|Culture Studies|

e2f, Lilt & GetYourGuide to speak at LocWorld32

The staff here at e2f are looking forward to meeting you at LocWorld32, which will be held this 26-28 October 2016, in Montreal, Quebec. We'll be at Stand 22 in the exhibit hall. As well, e2f's CEO, Michel Lopez, will be speaking along with Lilt's CEO, Spence Green, and GetYourGuide's Anne-Cécile Tomlinson, about our case study for the use [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:55:59-07:00August 16th, 2016|News, Technology|

Lilt Updates for August

Spotted over on LinkedIn: an update from Lilt for August 2016 updates to its autoadaptive translation platform. The update includes a new "reviewer mode," which allows a partially-completed document to be sent to review, limiting the reviewer to already-translated segments, while the translator forges on ahead. This can be particularly helpful for lengthy file content. Next comes "fuzzy match [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:56:16-07:00August 12th, 2016|Technology|

e2f and Lilt Case Study: First Large-Scale Application of Auto-Adaptive Machine Translation

(SAN JOSE, CA) e2f, of San Jose, California this week released a case study detailing the largest single translation project in the company's fifteen year history: 1.77 million words translated into 6 languages within a ten day turnaround. Such a task could only be accomplished by providing e2f's team of over 100 translators and [...]

By |2017-11-27T10:53:32-08:00June 13th, 2016|News, Technology|

Facebook, Google and the Future of Neural MT

Back a few weeks, we shared with you the news from Facebook about how the social giant was replacing Bing Translation with its own internally-developed automated machine translation (MT) system. We even did a brief test to see how their new in-house system compared to Bing Translate. Now comes the deeper and more stunning details. [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:58:10-07:00June 10th, 2016|Technology|

Lilt announces four major improvements

Spence Green, CEO at Lilt, just posted an article on LinkedIn detailing four major improvements to their computer-aided translation tool, which is currently in public beta. Fast, scalable translation memory Speed improvements with new servers in Europe and Asia 18 new filters for file formats, and fixes to the DOCX filter. Search [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:59:47-07:00April 12th, 2016|Technology|