Translations: Why are you paying $0.16 – $0.25/word? MTPE yields considerable savings

Translations: Why are you paying $0.16 – $0.25/word? MTPE yields considerable savings

If you are still translating by humans only, you are leaving money on the table.

Machine Translation with Human Post Editing (MTPE) produces professional human-quality translations at a cost 30-50% less than human-only translations.

Following is an example of the savings realized from translating a (36) page manual from English into German with 9,445 words using the MTPE process. NOTE: Example assumes a translation memory (TM) is in place yielding discounted words based on repetitions.

HUMAN ONLY TRANSLATION

New Word Rate : $0.18/Word

Word Qty 9,445

Ave Rate/Word After TM Discounts : $0.172/Word

Total Cost: $1,625.83

MTPE TRANSLATION

Word Qty 9,445

Rate/Word : $0.11/Word

Total Cost: $1,038.95

SAVINGS

Human Translation Cost: $1,625.83

MTPE Translation Cost : $1,038.95

Savings : $ 586.88 or 36.1%

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