for Progress is an online forum linking the translation
needs of NGOs and language students /professionals, who do not
have the budget to pay for translation.
Translations for Progress is targeting language students
seeking to become members of the US “development community,”
which deals with diverse issues such as the environment, human
rights, and economic development, but in the long run, the
website hopes to include students of many languages and
Translations for Progress aspires to support the
development of better communication within the international
grass-roots community, improve the ability of organizations to
meet their goals, help students become more actively involved
in development issues, and prepare students to assume leading
roles as the grass-roots movement globalizes to meet
Organizations wishing to use Translations
for Progress must first register with the website.
Contact - http://www.translationsforprogress.org/contact.php
Official website :http://www.translationsforprogress.org/
2) translatorsbase.com- is an online
registry of translators and translation agencies from all over
the world .
Translatorsbase.com is owned by VerbumSoft, a global provider
in translation solutions. Translation work of a selected few
languages are undertaken. They specialize in various field of
translation -Letters, procedures,
manuals, catalogues, newsletters,
marriage certificates, court
and software localization, and key word optimization
Localization-Multilingual software localization.
procedures, and marketing materials.
manuals, engineering, and science articles.
Translation-Contracts, government, legal
documents, and birth certificates.
Translation-College, High School
Translation-Novels, small books, essays.
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5) www.systransoft.com- SYSTRAN is the
leading provider of the world's most scalable and modular
translation architecture. Its core technology powers
revolutionary translation solutions for the Internet, PCs and
network infrastructures that facilitate communication in 35
language pairs and in 21 specialized domains.
Machine Translation (MT) technology integrates multilingual
functionalities in information processing and exchanges for
applications such as e-commerce, CRM, Content Management,
Databases, Corporate Intranets, Email Systems, IM, SMS, WAP,
and more. MT enables the creation of dynamic business content
at a fraction of the cost of professional human translation
SYSTRAN's expertise spans over 30 years of
building customized translation solutions for large
corporations, portals, ISPs, governments and public
administrations through open and robust architectures.
6) www.tranexp.com:2000/InterTran- To
accomplish the task of translating words, phrases, paragraphs
and entire web pages from one language into another, access
this service. This service supports more than 27 languages,
that include English, German, Finnish, French and Danish. At
the displayed interface window you will find some input boxes
that are to be filled with the relevant data before invoking
the translation service. For translating a complete web page,
select the option button labeled 'URL' and type in the address
of the web page. Now, select the language of the site and the
language to which it has to be translated. After providing the
necessary inputs, press the 'Translate'. Perhaps you may not
get a 100 percent accurate result; still it will be a
reasonable comprehensible site.
7) www.babylon.com- Babylon's
single-click information access, translation and conversion
software provides users with immediate answers to vital
questions, from multisources.
Founded in 1997, Babylon has
become a leading provider of information access, translation
and conversion software. In February 2001, Babylon changed its
business model and started charging for the services that it
provides to private users and corporations.
dictionaries in 13 languages, professional glossaries from
commercial companies and premium content providers (e.g. CNET
News, Britannica, Amazon, Accuweather), and thousands of user
contributed glossaries in specific areas of expertise. The
company currently has over 17 million registered users,
growing at a rate of 20,000 new users a day.
9) www.foreignword.com- This site
contains links to various translation tools besides hosting
its own service that helps translate terms from one language
into another. From this feature-rich site, you can download
many translation-related utilities.
One such utility is
Xanadu (2.2 MB), a translation wizard. This helps you find the
meaning of any word or text in a particular language by
invoking a few key combinations. The software, once installed
in your machine and invoked, works in the background and it
can be brought to the forefront from any Windows application
such as MS Word or IE by clicking a few keys together. For
example, while typing in Word, if you want to know a
particular word's French equivalent, just select the word and
press the key combination 'Shift CTrl T' and immediately the
program's interface pops up with this word; at this point, you
can press the necessary button to get the required output. The
program supports more than 60 languages.
10) www.alis.com- At Alis, translation
entails a form of "rewriting" the source text into a target
language. This means that while the content and meaning of the
original text are preserved, the sentence structure, idiomatic
expressions, etc. are those of the target language. An
effective translation will give its readers the impression
that they are reading the original text and not a translation.
Although effective translation will account for differences in
sentence structure or idiomatic expressions, it will not alter
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When a translation project is launched, it triggers the following:
www.lis-Translations.com- LIS Translations is a full service language company, which was founded in 1994. LIS Translations has assembled a diverse network of over 3000 highly professional and time-tested linguists. The translators are accredited by the American Translators Association in over 100 languages. Native speakers of the target language are chosen for each project. They combine their linguistics skills with a background in the client's specific industry or field of study. The result is a translation that is accurate, stylistically consistent and feels as though it were originally written in the target language. LIS Translations maintains the lowest prices in the industry. They have been careful to manage growth, ensuring that the resources necessary to complete complex projects are readily available.
www.freetranslation.com- FreeTranslation.com offers instant, free translations of texts or web pages. FreeTranslation.com is powered by SDL's Enterprise Translation Server, the most powerful automatic translation engine available today.
They translate FROM English into French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Norwegian. They translate INTO English from French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Each translation can be of a web page or of up to 4 or 5 pages of text. FreeTranslation.com is very fast and completely free. There is no cost or obligation.
www.translation.net/transerv.html - Translation.net Translation Services are provided through the network of affiliate providers of translation, localization and globalization services in over 80 languages and 120 countries. They are able to offer the highest quality service at below market rates by leveraging the latest technology and its vast global network of native speaking linguists and in-country QA professionals.
Available services include:
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