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Translation and Technology
Wordfast is the world’s leading provider of platform-independent translation memory software that offers powerful desktop, server, and web-based solutions designed to meet the needs of individual translators, LSPs, corporations, and educational institutions worldwide. Wordfast’s solutions enable users to reduce the time, effort, and costs associated with the translation process.
Wordfast was founded in 1999 in Paris, France by Yves Champollion, who has over 40 years of experience in the translation industry. Wordfast’s software was first introduced to the market as a free MS Word-based tool, designed primarily for individual translators. Since that time, it has released additional products for LSPs and corporations that address translation efficiency at the enterprise level.
Today, Wordfast products are a collaborative effort of 20 years of field-testing with actual translation professionals. Driven primarily by the word-of-mouth marketing and positive reviews by industry experts, Wordfast has become the second most widely used translation memory software in the world.
Mitra Translations is one of the biggest LSPs in Bulgaria with the widest range of services/languages and a renowned partner to many clients worldwide. They deliver outstanding service and personal attention, representing a wide array of industries including businesses, law firms and legal service providers, governments and municipalities, health care, manufacture, education, financial and insurance institutions.
National and international clients rely on Mitra Translations to provide professional translation and legalization of documents; business and trade translation and interpretation; conference interpretation; legal services translation and interpretation; medical, pharmaceutical and health-care translation and interpretation; manufacture globalization and technology localization multimedia voice-over. With a dedicated team of foreign language specialists they help clients break down language communication barriers to build lasting relationships with multicultural contacts.
Sketch Engine is the ultimate tool to explore how language works. Its algorithms analyze authentic texts of billions of words (text corpora) to identify instantly what is typical in language and what is rare, unusual or emerging usage. It is also designed for text analysis or text mining applications.
Sketch Engine is used by linguists, lexicographers, translators, students and teachers. It is a first choice solution for publishers, universities, translation agencies and national language institutes throughout the world.
Sketch Engine contains 500 ready-to-use corpora in 90+ languages, each having a size of up to 30 billion words to provide a truly representative sample of language.
OOONA was founded in 2012 with the aim to develop professional management and production tools to service the localization industry. OOONA Manager is the brainchild of the company’s founding team, a cloud-based system for managing translation, subtitling and captioning workflows in a user-centric approach.
Several years in operation to date, OOONA Manager is continuously enhanced with new features and is the platform of choice for both small and medium-sized, as well as global language service providers, and currently processes tens of thousands of projects on a monthly basis.
OOONA is committed to delivering high-quality products, able to address any subtitling or captioning need, and so compliments its management platform with a suite of high-end web-based production tools, known as OOONA Tools. With a modular, pay-as-you-go pricing model, users can pick and choose the tools they require for their business, for the creation, translation, review, and burning of subtitles and captions, or their conversion to any industry format. Well-defined and thoroughly tested, with a 24/7 helpdesk and frame-accurate streaming, OOONA delivers top-of-the-line, cutting-edge technology products that are trusted and used by thousands of users in over 50 countries around the world.
The latest compliment to the company’s offering is OOONA’s Cloud, a reliable and secure solution (ISO 27001 certified) for both small and large enterprises, offering OOONA’s international clientele a complete, high-performing and instantly scalable localization solution, and peace of mind regarding the hosting and backup of their data.