Courtroom Mistranslation Postpones Trial
Mistranslation many times can lead to substantial loss of time and money, but in some extreme cases, it can even lead to jail time. Laura Plummer, a British citizen, is currently facing up to twenty-five years in a foreign prison for charges of drug trafficking a controlled substance in Egypt.[...]
Sometimes Funny, Mostly Sad
Q: What do you get when you when you mix machine translation, like GT, and a poor translation process? A: You never know until its done. It could be a cat, a cake, a funny tattoo, or a warning to not take small balls. It’s amazing how true the proverb[...]
Machine Translation Causes Man’s Arrest
At ITC, we have been vocal about the value and hopeful future of technologies that help bridge the gap between languages. It’s amazing how far technologies have come and how much value they offer in communication between cultures. We welcome the advances and look forward to seeing their increasing impact[...]
Not Our Clients
When it comes to translating documents, hire a pro. [...]
School Districts Sued for Lacking Language Services
Translation services are indispensable for multiracial schools, especially for pupils and parents who cannot converse well in English. Language barriers inconvenience pupils from achieving their best results in their academic endeavors and also prevent parents from participating in their children’s studies. That being said, schools have the responsibility to employ[...]
Why Doesn’t My Translation Make Sense?
Whenever we encounter text written in a foreign language, we quickly whip out an app or type into Google Translate to get a translated version that we can understand. Sometimes, though, what we read still[...]
Why Professional Translating and Interpreting?
Let’s say you have a small to medium-sized business and you want to expand and enter a new market. You’re ready for this new step, but your target market speaks in a different language. In order to influence your potential clients to buy what you’re offering, you need to[...]