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TAUS opening talk at LT-Innovate Summit 2013, Brussels

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LT-Innovate organized the 2nd LT-Innovate Summit, making Brussels again the meeting point for the Language Technology Industry to network, discuss needs, strategies, innovation opportunities and business trends.
Rahzeb Choudhury from TAUS presented the big picture view on the translation automation industry.
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TAUS opening talk at LT-Innovate Summit 2013, Brussels

  1. 1. The Big Picture View on Translation Technology Rahzeb Choudhury
  2. 2. From Luxury to Commodity to Utility This slide may not be used or copied without permission from TAUS
  3. 3. Translation Industry Diversifies Source: TAUS Translation Technology Landscape Report (April, 2013)
  4. 4.  Translation technology converges with search, speech, knowledge management  Functional convergence across departments, supply chain, as MT in particular is increasingly embedded Convergence This slide may not be used or copied without permission from TAUS Source: TAUS Translation Technology Landscape Report (April, 2013)
  5. 5. Open or Closed Translation Future ?
  6. 6. Drivers and Inhibitors This slide may not be used or copied without permission from TAUS Source: TAUS Translation Technology Landscape Report (April, 2013)
  7. 7. TAUS Overview Think Tank (since 2005) • Reports, Best Practices • Research, Directories • Events, User Forums • Workshops Pushing the industry agenda and sharing knowledge Industry-Shared Services 1. Technology: Promoting MT (since 2006) 2. Data: Sharing Translation Data (since 2008) 3. Interoperability: Translation API (since 2011) 4. Metrics: Dynamic Quality Framework (since 2011) Reducing costs and enabling innovation and efficiency for members and beyond
  8. 8. TAUS Action Lines This slide may not be used or copied without permission from TAUS Global Translation Industry Collaboration between translation buyers and providers, academia and governments Data Open access to increase efficiency, fuel innovation and level the playing field Translation Technology Evangelize, Inform, Connect, Ensure competition, Choice Interoperability Open web services architecture for translation Metrics Benchmarking translation quality
  9. 9. Members
  10. 10. Data: Opening Access
  11. 11. Technology: Promoting Automation
  12. 12. Interoperablity: Translation API
  13. 13. Metrics: Towards Benchmarking
  14. 14. Shared Vision, Concrete Results TAUS is an innovation think tank and platform for industry-shared services, resources and research for the translation sector globally. We envision translation as a standard feature, a ubiquitous service. Like the Internet, electricity, and water, translation is one of the basic needs of human civilization. Our mission is to increase the size and significance of the translation industry to help the world communicate better. We support entrepreneurs and principals in the translation industry to share and define new strategies through a comprehensive range of events, publications and knowledge tools. This slide may not be used or copied without permission from TAUS

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