SDL announced the availability of www.freetranslation.com, an online translation resource that enables individuals and businesses with a simple way to translate documents, websites, and typed text. The translation site offers simplified translation services and resources to individuals and business with cross-language communication needs.
As an extension of the SDL Language Platform, SDL freetranslation.com leverages a combination of secure machine and human translation through a simple online interface. SDLfreeTranslation.com has also partnered with Transparent Language to deliver a comprehensive collection of learning resources for people who wish to learn a language, currently including Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
The site’s user-friendly interface, allows anyone with a translation need to enter text or upload a file for immediate translation. Users also can select their translation requirements and obtain a free quote on professional human translation for personal or business documents.
SDL notes that an estimated 2.4 quintillion bytes of data are created each day worldwide, spanning a variety of languages. This explosion of multilingual information has created what it calls “Big Language” challenges, where millions contend with foreign language content and trigger new demands for a trusted translation option. By simplifying the processes with freetranslation.com, individuals have a to self-service option for their own translation needs.
42 of the world’s top 50 global brands rely on SDL to help manage customer experience through the use of SDL’s web, analytics, social intelligence and translation solutions. Over 3,000,000 users visit the freetranslation.com site each month.
“Adding www.freetranslation.com to the SDL Language Platform marks the beginning of SDL’s journey to radically simplify translation,” said Mark Lancaster, CEO of SDL. “Our business goal is to provide technology and services that help simplify global customer engagement. The freetranslation.com site eliminates barriers to communication, dramatically simplifies the online user experience and delivers true customer value where it matters most – at the intersection of high quality secure machine and human translation.”