About Translation

Video translation: Save time and money

By Jen Horner on March 9th, 2018

Digital video is everywhere. Demand for translated subtitles and foreign language voice-overs is growing.  Typically, global businesses need multimedia translation for training videos, e-learning modules, product demonstrations, market research, and marketing/advertising. What should you expect when you request video translation? Is it scripted? Instructional media: e-learning and training, product demonstrations, and informational health videos are …Read More

Chinese tourists want translated travel guides

By Jen Horner on February 9th, 2018

The Chinese International Travel Monitor provides a yearly report on the preferences of Chinese tourists and the priorities of hoteliers and tourist destinations catering to them.  Although Asian-Pacific destinations still remain at the top of the Chinese traveler’s list, long-haul travel is on the rise as well. Since 2016, the US and China have jointly …Read More

Translation project management: like a martial art?

By Kristin Lynch on June 15th, 2017

At its very deepest, the martial art of Iaido emphasizes the connection of the mind, body, and spirit working together to respond quickly and effortlessly to a sudden attack. The term Iaido consists of the Japanese kanji characters 居合 (Iai) and 道 (do).  In English, the term is often translated as “the way of mental …Read More

What’s new in translation technology?

By Kenneth Farrall on June 1st, 2017

No matter what area of business you’re in today, it’s hard to keep up with the accelerating pace of technological change. The onslaught of new devices, new apps, and new tech buzzwords never seems to end. Translation services are certainly no exception.  If you pay even a modest amount of attention to the news, you’ve …Read More

When should you use machine translation?

By Colleen Dwyer on May 17th, 2017

zeroes and ones passing from computer head to human head

We’ve talked a lot about the drawbacks of machine translation (MT) in earlier articles. It is still our opinion that MT will probably never rival the quality of professional translators; but there are more and more cases in this digital age, with its explosion of content, where price and speed are more important than having the …Read More

Back translation: helpful tips and guidelines for clients

By Colleen Dwyer on February 2nd, 2017

The back translation and reconciliation process that I described in my post from last week is not an exact science. The following guidelines for client review of back translation can help to ensure a speedy and efficient back translation and reconciliation process. Leave linguistic details up to the translation team. Remember that word order and …Read More

Back translation: what is it? How does it work?

By Colleen Dwyer on January 26th, 2017

What is Back Translation? Although we have the utmost confidence in our linguists, who are carefully evaluated for their expertise in specific subject domains, we are occasionally asked to include an additional validation step called a “back translation” in our workflow. A back translation can be defined as the translation of a target document back to …Read More

Which Arabic do you need?

By Jen Horner on November 11th, 2016

Arabic is spoken by 166 million people in 27 countries across 6,000 miles, from Nouakchott on the western coast of Mauritania to Muscat, Oman.  When a client asks for a translation “into Arabic,” it’s important to know which dialect they need.  Benjamin B. Sargent, a researcher at Common Sense Advisory, explains in the September issue …Read More

What Is Technical Translation?

By Myriam Siftar on October 6th, 2016

excerpt from chemical brochure

Broadly speaking, technical translation is the translation of materials dealing with scientific and technical subjects and using the specialized terminology of the scientific or technical field involved. Or, to put it another way, technical translation is translation that requires the use of a technical translator—one with a good understanding of the subject matter and knowledge of …Read More

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Linguistic Data Consortium

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MTM LinguaSoft translated highly technical information into Czech for a bulk plastic bottle unscrambling system, including the user manual, machine status, diagnostics displays on the human machine interface screen (HMI), and equipment device labeling. MTM LinguaSoft handled all the translations, met tight deadlines, and most importantly exceeded our customer’s expectations.

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Omega Design Corporation

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Konnor Hummell
TerraSource Global

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Corey Perine
Maxx Medical

My clients complimented the translations as both accurate and nuanced.

MTM LinguaSoft provided us with high quality translations of market research surveys, and my clients complimented the translations for being both accurate and nuanced. They even worked with my programmers to simplify the print-to-program process and ensure the final programmed document accurately reflected their translation. When my clients are pleased, it reflects well on me and makes me a very satisfied client of MTM LinguaSoft.

Gail Jackman
Reach Research

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The quality of translations was very very good and the process was smooth and painless. MTM LinguaSoft kept every delivery time they promised.

Rabih Zbib
Raytheon BBN

We accomplished a lot in just a few weeks.

The project manager was very responsive and had excellent communication skills. We accomplished a lot in just a few weeks. I highly recommend using MTM LinguaSoft for your language needs in the healthcare setting.

Deborah Davis
Philadelphia International Medicine

I found MTM LinguaSoft phenomenal to work with.

I found MTM LinguaSoft to be phenomenal to work with when translating our website. Not only were they patient with the slow-workings of our small staff, but they were willing to take the time to work within our parameters.

Rebecca Faber
World Trade Center Delaware

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MTM LinguaSoft does a great job for us. They translate a variety of marketing and business materials for our clients in a variety of languages. They are professional, friendly, timely, and cost effective. I highly recommend them!

Michelle Price Taglialatela
Tag Strategies

Revenues are up over 30% for the localized software.

Working with MTM LinguaSoft for localization was a seamless project. The MTM team provided not only translations but also valuable insight in SEO for the translated websites. Their advice and professionalism on the project created a ‘win’ for us. Revenues are up over 30% for the localized software.

Bhana Grover
Connectify, Inc.

MTM LinguaSoft has been an amazing partner for my global project work.

My team supports several countries in a global department and whenever we need documents (job descriptions, policies, or presentations), we turn to MTM LinguaSoft and they always supply us with a solid, understandable product.

Theresa Teasley-Dergham
Sanofi US