technical translation

October 2, 2020

What is back translation?

What is back translation? Occasionally, a language services client needs an additional validation step called a “back translation.” Back translation is the translation of a target document back to the original source language. The process guards against potentially lethal mistakes in specialized, technical and medical materials. Who […] (Read more...)

September 22, 2020

What is technical translation?

technical translation
What is technical translation? Broadly speaking, technical translation is the translation of materials dealing with scientific and technical subject domains. Or, to put it another way, technical translation requires the use of a technical translator. A qualified technical translator understands the subject matter and specialized terms of […] (Read more...)

April 24, 2020

Case Study: High-volume technical translation

Executive Summary A global manufacturer of equipment for a closely regulated industry needed high-volume English into Spanish technical translation on a short deadline. Safety procedures and operating manuals required translation to secure operational approval from an overseas regulatory agency.   The Challenge With so many stakeholders, […] (Read more...)