Neural is the New Black

This article is the first in a series we’ll be posting, exploring the topic of machine translation. Powering the SmartCAT ecosystem with flexible third-party integration capabilities, we’re preparing to enter the Convergence era, in line with the insightful outlook* Jaap van der Meer presented on TAUS in 2013. Not just evolve with the industry but take the lead in this process, that’s what we’re up to.

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Smart Ways #9: Per Aspera Ad Astra

Hey there! Today, we’ll talk about future. Will it be a future that awaits us around the corner — or the future we will build ourselves? We believe that everything is in our hands, and through our joint professionalism and enthusiasm we can make the world of translation a much better place. (more…)

5 Amazing Translation Gadgets of the Future

In this guest post, translator and copywriter Isabella Massardo talks about some exciting trends in translation hardware. From talking megaphones to gloves that can translate American Sign Language, these gadgets will thrill the geek in you — or at least make your Friday. (more…)

The Future of Automation in Translation Industry

A vision of the future of the translation industry, based on SmartCAT CEO Ivan Smolnikov’s award-winning speech at TAUS Innovation Contest 2016 in Portland, OR. (more…)

Trados Packages in SmartCAT!

Trados Packages are a half-cure for SDL users and a headache for the rest. But now you can create SmartCAT projects from them, and this is huge. Read on to know why.
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10 Myths About Computer-Aided Translation

Many translators are wary of CAT tools. They feel that computer-aided translation commodifies and takes the creativity out of the profession. In this article we will try to clear up some common misconceptions that lead to these fears. (more…)

Why Cloud-based CAT Tools are Great for Translation Agencies

We’ve already talked about why cloud-based tools are great for business. Now we’re going to return to translation and discuss the benefits of cloud-based CAT tools for translation agencies. (more…)

Why Everybody Loves the Public Cloud

SmartCAT is powered by cloud technologies, and they underpin many of the platform’s features. To answer once and for all the question of “What’s so great about clouds?”, we’re sharing a post by Anand Prahlad where he explains in detail our love affair with cloud solutions and why they’re here to stay. (more…)

SmartCAT is now free

We are delighted to announce that starting today, SmartCAT is free both for freelancers and for companies, including translation agencies. Licenses are now a thing of the past. This means that our corporate clients can invite an unlimited number of users – managers as well as in-house and freelance translators – to contribute to their projects. (more…)

Localization in the Era of Disintermediation

This is an extract from the article, written by Jean-Luc Saillard, COO at SmartCAT, for Multilingual magazine, the leading source of information for the language industry and businesses with global communications needs. You can read the entire article here. (more…)