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Jaap van der Meer

Jaap van der Meer founded TAUS in 2004. He is a language industry pioneer and visionary, who started his first translation company, INK, in The Netherlands in 1980. Jaap is a regular speaker at conferences and author of many articles about technologies, translation and globalization trends.

Let the Roaring Twenties of Translation Begin!

In January 2005 we held the first TAUS Round table meeting in San Francisco. For those of you who have followed me over these fifteen years, you know I think that automation and .. Read More

The TAUS World-Readiness Index

TAUS has launched the new theme of World-Readiness. We have spoken enough about the localization factory and translation blues. It’s time we focus on the ultimate mission of the .. Read More

World-Readiness and Translation Economics

World-Readiness is the ultimate measurement of success in globalization and localization business. It means that we will speak with all customers and citizens on this planet in .. Read More

Powering Language Data

It appears that massive-scale machine translation is possible, if only we have access to large volumes of data in all languages and domains. Isn’t it time to bridge this gap and .. Read More

TAUS Partners with SYSTRAN to Provide Users with Stellar Training Data

Amsterdam, July 2019 – SYSTRAN and TAUS have agreed to collaborate on creating a solid supply of data and models for trainers and developers of machine translation engines. The .. Read More

Heh! It’s Nearly 2020! Are You Ready?

You may be looking forward to Spielberg’s new version of West Side Story or the US presidential election next year, but are you ready for content globalization the way TAUS sees .. Read More

Why the TAUS Industry Leaders Forum?

Why is TAUS calling executives from the translation industry – both customers and suppliers – to come to a special Industry Leaders Forum in Salt Lake City on June 25-26? What is .. Read More

Farewell Localization: Welcome to the Brave New World of AI

It happens rarely: the moment you wake up to a new world. Perhaps once or twice in a lifetime. For instance, when you have just become a parent. It’s a moment of truth, full of .. Read More

TAUS Launches Matching Data

Amsterdam, January 14, 2019 - TAUS launches Matching Data: a new technique of selecting language data for the training and tuning of machine translation (MT) engines. This new .. Read More

TAUS Forms New Partner Foundation Board

Amsterdam, January 11, 2019 - Eight of the world’s largest stakeholders in content translation increase their contributions to TAUS and join forces to improve conditions in the .. Read More

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