Human Translation or Machine Translation? Which Option is Better?

The general conception or let’s say misconception among the patent filers is that the machine translation is better than human translation. It is understood that translations is the basic instrument for correspondence between organizations, business and their clients residing amongst different organizations located worldwide. Therefore, the most well-known approach to complete a translation is to[…]

How Important is Computer-Assisted Translation?

Computer-assisted translation or machine assisted/aided translation refers to a software-based automatic translation utility which helps the translators in their translation work. This basically functions by storing translated text along with the source text into a translation database, and then helps in further translation work by suggesting the pre-translated memory segments. This enables enhancement in the[…]

Fundamentals of Translation Memory

As the term describes, translation memory can be thought of as, ‘Memory or data saved from previous translations’. Translation memory functions as a set of database that stores previously translated segments with their source segments, in the form of translation units, to make future translations much easier and faster. It is one utility of software[…]

WIPO Develops a Machine Translation Tool! But, Manual Patent Translation is always Better Decision.

WIPO Develops Machine Translation Tool! But Manual Patent Translation is always a Better Decision: Patents are technical and scientific documents and thus are complex in nature. A single error can change the whole meaning of your idea hence it is important for patent search professionals to maintain the accuracy of these documents. All we can say[…]