SDL, provider of content creation, translation and delivery solutions, has announced its latest machine translation innovation with the addition of new Adaptable Language Pairs to SDL Machine Translation, enabling brands to tune their own language pairs to any project, department or industry. This innovation is powered by Hai, the SDL Linguistic AI™ technology, and gives customers the control, privacy and freedom to create their own proprietary language pairs by adapting existing ones. 

The global market for outsourced language services and technology will reach US$49.60 billion in 2019, according to a primary quantitative study by independent market research firm CSA Research. The firm surveyed 589 providers from around the world. The global market leaders in the 15th annual global study are detailed in CSA Research's "Who’s Who in Language Services and Technology: 2019 Rankings".

ACTITO S.A., a provider of marketing automation, has acquired SmartFocus. SmartFocus is a SaaS ("Software as a Service") digital marketing platform created in 1999. The company is headquartered in London and operates worldwide. The acquisition of SmartFocus supports ACTITO’s plans for geographic expansion and growth following the sale of its subsidiary MediQuality to the US company WebMD Health Corp.

Leadership coaching provider DierkeHouben is now offering a 3-months program for next-generation C-level leaders. The program includes a 2-day intake session in Switzerland, a 5-day explorative leadership learning in Kenya, as well as 3 months of one-on-one coaching. Applications are now open and the early-bird discount applies until July 1st, 2019.

The business and translation management system Plunet BusinessManager is now available in version 7.4. A major change in Plunet 7.4 is the new workflow view, which offers users a simpler way of working with automated processes. Workflow templates can now be created and modified more easily than before.

BitcoinPlay has developed the infographic "What the Crypto!?" illustrating the history and impact of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The infographic provides an insight into the 25 most prominent cryptocurrencies, their story, and market impact. 

November 2016

Tech trends that will change the world by 2021

Research firm Forrester has identified emerging technologies that will change our lives as consumers and the way businesses operate over the next five years. read more...
October 2016

Research study links global economic success with website multilingualism

Common Sense Advisory’s study of multilingual websites finds shift to app-style customer experience.read more...
August 2016

Post-edited machine translation among fastest-growing segments of the language industry

People around the world prefer communicating in their native tongue. That fact will drive the language industry to US$40 billion in revenue for 2016. However, as content volumes and numbers of language increase, LSPs will not be able to meet what is coming without the aid of technology.

Since January 2016 Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) has surveyed over 900 representatives of...read more...
July 2016

Language services and technology market to surpass US$40 billion in 2016

The global market for outsourced language services and technology will reach US$40.27 billion in 2016, according to a study by independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research). In its 12th annual global industry report, "The Language Services Market: 2016," the firm...read more...
June 2016

SDL survey reveals technology trends for the translation market

SDL has released its Translation Technology Insights research study, examining the role of technology in the translation industry.read more...
May 2016

CSA report helps LSPs to evaluate and select a TMS

Translation Management System (TMS) facilitate the rapid development, day-to-day management, and publishing of multilingual content by organizing and coordinating work process in the complex, distributed supply chains of the US$37 billion-dollar language services industry. Selecting the right translation management technology can mean the difference between growth and stagnation for language...read more...
May 2016

Market for wearable devices continues to grow strongly

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 110 million by the end of 2016 with 38.2 percent growth over the previous year. read more...