What is technical translation?
Looking to improve communication and overcome language barriers? Look no further than technical translation, a high-value service that has become increasingly important for companies seeking to communicate cross-border., whether it is instruction manuals, contracts s , patents, or other technical documents, etc., qualified technical translators are equipped to handle the specific terminology and challenges that come with translating such texts.
Because it focuses on texts that contain specific terminology, technical translation poses an especially high challenge. To produce a reliable technical translation, a qualified translator must not only transmit information but also build discourses and transmit knowledge from the original meaning. Only in this way is it possible to perform a reliable technical translation, apply the correct and specific terminology of the branch and perform a good job.
The need for interdisciplinary and multifaceted training of a translation professional is fundamental for the technical translation process, in addition to the theoretical and linguistic bases.
The steps followed in the translation process include
* In these cases, the translation needs to be officially recognized to be valid.
The presence of specialized terminology is a characteristic of technical texts, although, by itself, it is not enough to classify a text as “technical”, since numerous disciplines and subjects that are not “technical” have specialized terminology.
The terminological consistency in technical translation is of special importance for effective and flawless communication.
This is where CAT-tools, or translation tools, come in handy. Those tools are of utmost importance especially in technical translation, since this technology allows the creation of specific terminological databases for each client and area of expertise.
At Dokutech Translations we work daily with the following CAT-Tools:
SDL Trados Studio
Flawless technical translations requires not only linguistic expertise but also a deep understanding of the industry, regardless of the field of specialization.
In today’s global market, technical translations are essential for companies to establish their presence.
They not only ensure employee safety but also improve company productivity by facilitating effective communication.
Several industries need technical translations including :
Technical translation tis currently one of the most in-demand professional services.
With high-quality translations aiding in the mitigation of various risks, such as serious industrial accidents caused by improper use of electrical appliances, inadequate service delivery to patients, and operational failures in companies.
Dokutech Translations is your trusted business partner for technical translation services, including user manuals, catalogues, security instructions, installation guides, and software translations.