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Translation and marketing: the latest duo

Does your company market its products or services in other countries? Is it planning to do so? Then there are two aspects that you’ve most certainly considered already: the marketing techniques you’re going to use and your company’s Internet presence in the new market. Yet there’s also another aspect that…

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Why translation services are important in this day and age

If you ask yourself “what is translation?”, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Most likely the image of a text. Probably something printed from a book, a literary book, maybe a novel. It’s certainly true that, because of translations, we can go to a book store today and…

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Medical translation (II): impact of the MDR and IVDR on the translation of documents related to medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices

In May 2017, the European Commission published two new regulations: the Medical Devices Regulation – MDR (Regulation (EU) 2017/745) and the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation – IVDR (Regulation (EU) 2017/746). With the application thereof, Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC, on the one hand, and Directive 98/79/EC and Commission Decision…

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Medical translation: characteristics, requirements of medical translators and project management

Medicine is a common thread everywhere in the world, because in the end, health – especially these days – is at the core of our lives. Medical translation is a specialised scientific-technical branch that allows medicine to truly bring people together, given that it guarantees communication and the exchange of information.…

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Most frequent errors in machine translation

In this day and age, most people are familiar with the term “machine translation”, i.e., a translation done by a computer without human intervention. For example, when we don’t know what a word means in another language, we normally look up its meaning in Google Translate, which is just one…

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Movie title translations

What’s the main reason why we choose a film when we go to the cinema or when we’re going to have a “home movie” night? Obviously, there are many answers to that question: recommendations of friends, reviews, awards received, having seen the trailer, etc. Even still, we can’t overlook the…

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Coronavirus terms

The new virus of the Coronaviridae family, appearing towards the end of 2019, is causing serious consequences in various aspects around the world. Given that this is a subject of vital importance at the present time, we’ve prepared a compilation of the most basic terms, for which we’ve included their…

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10 reasons to translate your website

The most recent report on Internet use by We Are Social, which is published annually in partnership with Hootsuite[1], affirms that nearly 60% of the world’s population regularly goes online. This means that over 4.5 billion people use the Internet as a means of consultation and communication. In other words,…

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10 tips (plus one as a bonus!) for choosing your translation provider

Imagine that you need the translation of a legal document on data protection for your company. Or that your firm has opened up new markets and you need to translate all your product information into another language (or several). Or maybe you need the translation of a clinical study, a…

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Good translation project management

Few people are surprised these days when they hear about “project management”. We have become accustomed to this task forming a part of our daily work, and we are aware of its importance as a vehicular instrument between departments. However, there might be some who would be surprised to hear…

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