Many businesses, institutions, and other organisations these days are international and it is increasingly important for information to be available to all countries across the globe.
This has brought into being many commercial enterprises to facilitate the international transfer of information by offering translation services, and these are considered invaluable to many. As well as general translation services there are those which specialize in certain areas where a background knowledge of the the subject is required in addition to an ability to translate from one language to another. Examples of these are medical translation and technical translation services where absolute accuracy is required.
There are often technical words or jargon involved in documents that would be outside the vocabulary of the ordinary person so, for example, a medical translator needs to have a fair knowledge of medicine in order to be able to satisfactorily interpret and translate them. (more...)