SimulTrans - Multilingual Publishing

By: Simultrans  05/12/2011
Keywords: quality assurance, Training Programs

Benefits for You

By working with SimulTrans, you will benefit from the following multilingual publishing advantages:

  • Utilization of current technology, including applications and tools
  • Expert production team, including Asian-language and bidirectional specialists
  • Quality assurance process that adheres to client-specific requirements
  • Greater acceptance of localized product into new target markets
  • On-site services and training programs

The Production Team

Multilingual publishing represents a significant component of most translation projects, and increasingly, represents the delivery channel or interface with the end user. SimulTrans' worldwide production team offers capabilities in technical document creation, documentation analysis and translation kit preparation, creation of screen captures, and output generation of final language documentation. The multilingual publishing group plays an integral role within a project, following a formal work and communication process that synchronizes with the goals of the greater SimulTrans team.


Every day, SimulTrans' production team works with a wide range of communication media, including manuals, online documentation, brochures, websites, computer-based training, and multimedia titles. They are masters of all common publishing applications from Adobe, Interleaf, Macromedia, Microsoft, and Quark. Team members receive ongoing internal training in every application area and are encouraged to develop their skills through outside coursework and workshops. Production artists often work on-site with clients to train staff and manage projects close to company resources and knowledge.


SimulTrans secures quality formatting through a three-phase process that combines ongoing analysis, troubleshooting, internal testing, and quality assurance. This process is designed to meet the direct requirements of the client and the deliverable.


SimulTrans' production artists represent a wide range of expertise, including publishing for games, multimedia, HTML, and technical documentation. Many have knowledge of and experience working with the intricacies of Asian-language design.

On-line documentation and website globalization are growing specialties at SimulTrans. The company has forged several long-term relationships with the best web software management companies, as well as Internet leaders including Netscape and Lotus, enabling internal production artists and engineers to sharpen their web publishing skills.

The production team at SimulTrans receives ongoing training in several tools to facilitate fast and accurate updates of multilingual sites. SimulTrans has the localization expertise to adapt content technically and culturally, further ensuring the acceptance of websites in new target markets.

Content-rich applications, both in the consumer market and corporate world, increasingly contain sound, video, and animation elements. SimulTrans has extensive experience localizing multimedia applications and works with numerous specialized partners to ensure quality and best use of current technology. The production team at SimulTrans has mastered the industry's leading applications including Macromedia Director, Authorware, and Flash, as well as Adobe Premier and After Effects.

"SimulTrans has an excellent team working on our projects. Their staff in the key areas of multilingual publishing, engineering, and project management have been very professional in delivering quality projects on time."

Keywords: quality assurance, Training Programs

Other products and services from Simultrans


SimulTrans - Localization Engineering

Engineers at SimulTrans share the company's philosophy of fulfilling client expectations through strong communication and reporting structures, and creating adaptable and flexible processes to meet the needs of each client and its projects. The engineering group at SimulTrans devised a customized process that met the unique localization needs of our software, including rigorous testing and quality assurance phases.


SimulTrans - Services

SimulTrans offers proven solutions to help companies succeed by accelerating the release of high-quality, local-language products into international markets. SimulTrans creates customized globalization solutions in five primary areas.


SimulTrans - Language Translation

While more and more localization firms are working to create their own proprietary translation memory tools, SimulTrans believes in the value of utilizing the most universal solutions, thus giving its clients greater flexibility over multiple projects and initiatives.


SimulTrans - Localization Testing

Concurrently with the linguistic testing phase, user interface testers who are not linguistically focused ensure no controls are truncated, carefully examine the user interface layout, test the shortcut keys, and ensure that the software looks correct from a user perspective. As the bugs are logged, SimulTrans assigns their resolution to the appropriate parties, including SimulTrans' linguists, SimulTrans' engineers, and your development team.