ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

When and How Will AI Truly Understand Human Language? Is It Possible?

Posted by Jake Schild on August 27, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog When and How Will AI Truly Understand Human Language? Is It Possible? By United Language Group In 2011, the American trivia game show Jeopardy! featured a special guest contestant: IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer. Watson was selected to ...

Topics: Featured, Machine Translation, Technology, Machine Translation


When Free, Unsecured MT Tools Fail: Five Examples of MT Mishaps

Posted by Jake Schild on August 13, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog When Free, Unsecured MT Tools Fail: 5 Examples of MT Mishaps By United Language Group Last week, Facebook received strong criticism for an embarrassing translation mistake triggered by its algorithm. After a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit an ...

Topics: Featured, Machine Translation, Technology, Translation, Machine Translation


Reconciling Humans And Machines: Using Both For Successful Translation Projects

Posted by Jake Schild on April 17, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Reconciling Humans And Machines: Using Both For Successful Translation Projects By United Language Group It’s a familiar trope that emerges time and time again in science fiction: human invents machine, machine becomes smarter than human, ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Technology


5 Compelling Reasons to Use Machine Translation

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 17, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog 5 Compelling Reasons To Use Machine Translation By United Language Group How do you know when machine translation is right for a particular job or for your business? Some translation jobs are better left to human translators. However, ...

Topics: Machine Translation


Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 26, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity” By United Language Group How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft. Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


Four Steps To Less Post-Editing

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 20, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Four Steps To Less Post-Editing By United Language Group Post-editing is a critical part of the process when you use Machine Translation (MT). In exchange for the speed, efficiency and friendly price tag of MT, you’ll have to spend some ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Tips & Tricks, Translation, Language Solutions


Webinar | Machine Translation: Technology and Evolution

Posted by jason on March 16, 2018
When: Thursday, March 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. CST Register Here Keeping up with the fast-paced world of Machine Translation (MT) technology is a challenge for professionals both inside and outside the field. What MT methods are the fastest, most ...

Topics: Machine Translation, elearning, webinars


Four Ways Machine Translation Improves Compliance

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 7, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Four Ways Machine Translation Improves Compliance By United Language Group Compliance management is no simple task in today's world. The sheer volume of data involved is intimidating enough. But when that data is in multiple languages, you ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Translation, Compliance


ULG Awarded Grant From IDA Ireland To Support Neural Machine Translation R&D In Galway

Posted by jason on March 5, 2018
The grant will allow ULG to continue its focus on creating disruptive Machine Translation offerings for global clients Minneapolis, MN, USA (March 5, 2018) – United Language Group (ULG) has been awarded a quarter of a million euro grant by the Industrial ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Translation, Ireland, Press


MT Security In The Age Of Risk: Keeping Data Safe With Quality Control Standards

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 1, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog MT Security In The Age Of Risk: Keeping Data Safe With Quality Control Standards By United Language Group With legislation like the GDPR coming into effect in the E.U. and multiple news stories of data breaches taking place in the U.S., the ...

Topics: Best Practices, Localization, Machine Translation, Translation, Compliance


4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 29, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog 4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked By United Language Group Machine translation (MT) certainly gets a lot of media hype - some deserved, some not. Read on to learn the truth behind 4 of the most common beliefs about MT. Machine ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


The Language Industry’s Need For Standardized MT Testing

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 21, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog The Language Industry’s Need For Standardized MT Testing By United Language Group The translation industry is seeing a boom in Machine Translation (MT), both in use and technology. As these MT technology uses and applications evolve, a ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Machine Translation, Strategy, Technology, Translation