• Free MT services and information security

    Autor: Marina Orešković 22.07.2014 Translation

    Free MT services and information security

    After the recent events concerning information leakage and information security, it became clear to everyone that the Internet is not the safest place for the transfer, processing and storage of information. Governments and companies throughout the world are investing large funds and efforts to increase the security and integrity of information, while at the same time the frequent use of free Internet translation services is easily forgotten. According to data published by Google in 2013, more than 200 million people use the most popular Internet tool for free translation every day, and that the ...

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  • 20 Obsolete Words That Should Be Rediscovered

    Autor: Miloš Matović 18.07.2014 Consulting

    20 Obsolete Words That Should Be Rediscovered

    A fact of life – a living language is constantly changing. The phonetic, semantic, morphological and syntactic features of any language are all subject to change mostly for the reasons of linguistic economy, but also due to the cultural environment, the media, analogy, borrowing of words, and – particularly in case of English – migration. As new words and phrases are coined every day, some of the old ones slowly go out of style until they finally become obsolete and can be found only in dusty dictionaries. This is our list of the words that perhaps died way too soon ...

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  • The Future of Interpreting with Skype Translator

    Autor: Miloš Matović 15.07.2014 Interpreting

    The Future of Interpreting with Skype Translator

    The highlight of this year’s debut Code Conference held from 27th and 29th of May in Rancho Palos Verdes, California was the unveiling of Skype Translator, Microsoft’s latest and the most advanced app for machine translation. After almost fifteen years of careful study of speech recognition and machine translation Microsoft Research, the same team responsible for development of Kinect, is getting even closer to the standards of communication previously only seen in Sci-Fi movies: the (near) real time translation of the conversation between the two people speaking on Skype ...

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  • Rio de Janeiro, the City of the FIFA World Cup 2014

    Autor: Miloš Matović 11.07.2014 Consulting

    Rio de Janeiro, the City of the FIFA World Cup 2014

    Rio de Janeiro enjoys the worldwide reputation of being one of the most exciting and vibrant cities on the planet, quite rightly nicknamed Cidade Maravilhosa or Marvelous City both by its inhabitants and the millions of visitors who come to enjoy Rio every year. With the FIFA World Cup 2014 being the highlight of this summer, this great city is once again in the spotlight and we take a closer look at the business culture of Rio de Janeiro, and, of course, the unique Brazilian attitude towards football (or soccer), also ...

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  • Advantages of machine translation

    Autor: Marina Orešković 08.07.2014 Translation

    Advantages of machine translation

    Machine translation has already become a part of our reality that we cannot ignore, not now nor in the future. When thinking of the advantages provided by machine translation, most people will agree that these generic and publicly available tools are useful and that the quality of translation they offer has grown increasingly better, however, that they cannot be used by professional translators and for the translation industry. Therefore, when we talk about the benefits of machine translation in the professional sense, we primarily think of specially developed systems for machine translation, intended for a particular area ...

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