Will machine translation replace human translators?

will machine translation replace human translators

Q: Will machine translation replace human translators?   A: No—at least not in this lifetime. The question Will machine translation replace human translators? may strike fear into the hearts of those in the profession. But translators shouldn’t worry. Machine translation will not replace skilled human translators anytime soon, if ever. Why? Because as translators know, […]

RedLine’s 10 Most Popular Posts for 2013

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Here they are, folks: RedLine’s 10 most popular posts for 2013. We ranked the following posts according to unique page views between January 1 and December 9 of this year. This means that some of the posts are from 2012 but are still generating significant traffic. Why the recap? Simple. You get a chance to […]

Pros and cons of Google Translate

will machine translation replace human translators

The pros and cons of Google Translate have implications for professionals in the language services industry. But the tool’s pluses and minuses also have implications for everyday users, from language learners to professionals in various industries. See the pros and cons of Google Translate or read RedLine’s verdict on the tool. Google’s translation tool represents […]

Microsoft introducing a “Universal Translator”

Microsoft has developed a technology capable of converting the speaker’s voice into any one of 26 supported languages, apparently in something close to real time. The device preserves the speaker’s accent, vocal timbre, and intonation. Beyond the obvious military applications mentioned in the article are the potential uses in the business world. While it remains […]