Charles Aschmann (IJET-25)

Charles Aschmann (Owner/Partner, Charles Aschmann Language Services) is a freelance translator living in Fort Valley, Virginia, USA. He has served on the JAT Board and currently helps with the Tech Team. He primarily translates patents and chemical and pharmaceutical documents. He has long been interested in the development of CAT tools and other forms of technology that aid translators including speech recognition, handwriting recognition, OCR and recently text-to-speech.


From Picture to Text: A Primer on OCR

This presentation assumes that you want to make your documents editable so that you can use CAT tools or just work on the screen of a computer in your original document, replacing text or working bilingual. It also assumes that you receive documents as image-based files. These...


Hands-on JATTOOLS Workshop

One major hurdle for translators attempting to take advantage of new programs is apprehension about getting started. Unlike sessions that introduce CAT programs and other tools in a lecture format, this unique workshop will give participants a chance to get hands-on experience...