Using Natural Language Generation (NLG) tools to create content has been getting quite a bit of buzz in the past few years. (NLG is a subset of the general discipline of artificial intelligence.) The first content creation engines struggled with relatively basic writing tasks, producing content that was robotic in every sense. Many of these […]
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If you’ve been tuned in to localization technology for the past several decades, you’ve heard about the “revolution” in machine translation (MT). Some industry pundits will tell you that MT can translate anything—fast and for cheap. Others say jobs are in jeopardy because MT’s capabilities have reached parity with human translators.
Client goal Pennon, a UK-based water utility and waste management company, was introducing a new health and safety programme, ‘HomeSafe’, across its 320+ sites. To support a successful roll-out, the company required language support to deliver key messages clearly and consistently to its multilingual workforce. What we did RWS Language Solutions supported the implementation of […]
The linguistic challenges in international arbitration can be both numerous and significant, with the potential to not only increase the cost and time spent on proceedings, but actually impact the entire outcome of the case. Accurately transposing a document from one country’s legal system to another language is extremely complex, with legal concepts and terms […]
In a recent blog post, we ran through what it takes to execute a machine translation program, from assessing what content works best for MT to deploying an MT engine. But choosing the right engine for your projects is a part of the process that merits more detailed discussions. Considering the many choices available on […]
RWS recently hosted a delegation from the Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH), a leading IP services provider in China, founded by the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), at its global headquarters in the UK. Minesoft, co-owners of RWS’s market-leading patent search database, PatBase, also joined the meeting. The visit was an opportunity for RWS, IPPH […]
As the holiday’s name implies, St. Patrick’s Day celebrates Saint Patrick, one of the patron saints of Ireland (there are actually three) and the missionary attributed with bringing Christianity to the Emerald Isle. The date, March 17th, is supposedly when Saint Patrick died (though since it happened way back in 461 AD, no one’s really […]