Translation Technologies: challenging new tasks and competences for translators
Lahousseine Id-Youss*, Frieda Steurs** and Abied Alsulaiman*
**KU Leuven and University of Bloemfontein
In an era when technological development is on a constant move, intercultural technical communication requires translators to be equipped with more than mere knowledge of languages, cultures and textual competence. They rather have to be skilful at the various translation technologies, which can offer tremendous help in the process of translation. This article will address some of the aspects in translation technologies and how competent translators have to handle these.