Terminology is very important in technical translations. Because CM translates texts that are often related to equipment and technology solutions offered exclusively by a particular company, the only option to use correct terminology by way of consultation with the customer.
KeyStone™, the excellent in-house designed terminology management system, makes it possible to extract key terms from any text before the translation process begins. The created terminology database can be reviewed by the customer and shared online, which enables constant consultation on an ongoing basis.
An additional difficulty of the technical translation is the need to use shortened versions of messages that appear on various displays. Such messages are seldom adapted to the localization process and their translation cannot be longer than the source text.
The technical texts that CM translates most often include user manuals of tools, electronic and electrical equipment, cooling and heating devices, agricultural machinery, machinery used in food and chemical industry, CNC tools, laser devices, security and access control systems, car, truck and bike user manuals and service manuals, and patent applications.
The areas in which we have the most experience are:
- Control engineering and robotics,
- Electrical power engineering,
- Power tools,
- Consumer electronics,
- Digital devices,
- Laser devices.
We gained this experience through participation in several translation projects for such customers as:
ABB, Alcatel-Lucent, Anca, Aqurat, Balluff, Belvac Production Machinery, BMW, Bosch, Bull, Canon, Case New Holland, Chrysler, DeLaval, Emerson Process Management, Endress+Hauser, Fenix Systems, Festo, Fujitsu, Govecs, Ingersoll Rand, John Deere, JVC, Kadant Johnson, KGHM Metraco, Kinzo, LG Electronics, MAN, MPL Technology, Nikon, Nokia, Normac, Pico Technology, Power Alstom, Pruftechnik, Reiter, Rolls-Royce, Samsung, TomTom, Toyota, Transfer Multisort Elektronik, Trumpf, United Technologies Corporation, Videojet Technologies, Voith Turbo, Wabco, Waters Corporation, Wind Mobile, Voith Turbo, Yamazaki Mazak and many more.
* The names of companies were used for information purposes only.
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