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How to use IATE database in TBX format with the help of XBench (in Italian) - Novità IATE | Tra di noi (by Stefano KaliFire)

How to use IATE database in TBX format with the help of XBench (in Italian) - Novità IATE | Tra di noi (by Stefano KaliFire) | Translator Tools | Scoop.it

"Interessanti novità dalla banca dati terminologica europea IATE (InterActive Terminology for Europe) che da alcune settimane ha messo a disposizione una versione scaricabile della sua vasta raccolta terminologica, fatta di oltre 8 milioni di termini nelle 24 lingue europee.

In questo articolo vedremo insieme come trasformare il materiale fornito da IATE in un semplice glossario bilingue (formato Excel o TXT “tab-delimited”) da importare successivamente nel nostro CAT preferito. Questo ci permetterà di accedere alla terminologia IATE anche senza una connessione internet.

Il file, che si può scaricare da questa pagina, è in ..."


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Very informative article on how to make use of the IATE terminology database with the help of XBench. Although this post is in Italian, Google Translate translates this web page quite well (post the URL into the form at translate.google.com).

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General Translation Glossary Saves Time and Improves Translation Quality (Velior's blog)

General Translation Glossary Saves Time and Improves Translation Quality (Velior's blog) | Translator Tools | Scoop.it
Although general glossaries for different subject areas can be difficult to maintain, being able to reuse them in all projects will definitely pay off in the long term.
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Roman Mironov covers the difference between general and client-specific glossaries and how these can be used concurrently in OmegaT.

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(PDF) - The tablet interpreter: glossary management tools for tablets | WordLo

(PDF) - The tablet interpreter: glossary management tools for tablets | WordLo | Translator Tools | Scoop.it

"The advantages of tablets for interpreters are obvious: they are small and light, they don't take up much space in in your bag or in the booth. Noise - a well-known issue with traditional laptops - is no issue at all since they have neither a fan nor a built-in keyboard. Lastly, they are truly mobile devices because of their battery life.

However, tablets also have their weaknesses, such as restricted functionality (e.g. no Flash on iPads). All things considered, though, tablets make a lot of sense for interpreters, both in the booth and on the go. Many models come not only with WiFi access, but also provide the option of connecting to the internet via the mobile phone network, using their own SIM card.
There are tons of different tablets out there, with various form  factors and ..."


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This free 27-page PDF document lists various interpreter tools for iPad and Android. There is an accompanying video interview with conference interpreter for European Commission Alexander Drechsel taken from A Word in Your Ear blog.

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