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Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) | Translators & Interpreters

Industry 4.0 & the Industrial  Internet of Thing (IIoT) | Translators & Interpreters

Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT) | Translators & Interpreters – It has been called many things – smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things – but essentially, it refers to the computerization and digitalization of industry. This new type of technology sees the principles of the Internet of Things (i.e. connecting physical objects to a broader network and generating essential and valuable data) applied in a factory setting. Considered by many to be one of the significant trends affecting industrial businesses today, many believe IIoT revolutionized manufacturing and industry worldwide.

In a field that requires much technical knowledge, clarity of language is essential to success. Whether you need the translation of technical documents or manuals, or interpreting assistance in a business, conference or exhibition setting, TJC Global will assist you.

Our translation and interpreting service for Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT)

TJC Global is a world leader in technical translation and interpreting services for many highly specialized industries. We have established a large and diverse network of professional linguists with expertise in various technical subjects. Therefore, we can source specialists with backgrounds or qualifications in your field to ensure that translations are completed to the highest standard. Our translators will utilize their knowledge of technical and scientific terminology and their local and cultural expertise to deliver precise, unambiguous translations, facilitating global business and information exchange worldwide. examples of our clients: McLaren, Saint Gobain

We are also pleased to arrange for our interpreters to meet your client(s) anywhere and provide interpreting services all over the globe.

Our Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT) | Translators & Interpreters Services

What forms of interpreter services can TJC Global provide?

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Video/videoconference interpreting: (Video remote interpreting is also available) TJC provides language interpreting services to support events such as business meetings, conferences, legal/court/arbitration/litigation, and other online business interactions in the industry.

Participants can communicate via video or voice calls using computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. These can be recorded should you wish to take minutes. Our professionally qualified interpreters can join your online virtual meeting, event, or proceeding, for example, and interpret remotely in the language pairing you require to facilitate smooth communication between all parties. They also provide relay interpreting.

Telephone interpreting Dutch arbitration

Telephone/teleconference interpreting is a practical way to bridge any language barriers. The interpreter is either located remotely (away from either party) or is with one of the parties. In both cases, they deliver interpreting services through telephone conferencing.

Telephone interpretation is helpful for clients who cannot travel to their counterparts’ countries but still wish to hold business discussions or communicate progress updates. At TJC Global, we are pleased to provide professionally qualified interpreters in almost any selected language combination.

Simultaneous & Consecutive interpreting

Simultaneous interpreting

Simultaneous interpreting (also available with Video Remote Interpretation (VRI))

is used for international conferences, critical business discussions, seminars & symposiums. In this case, two to three interpreters are usually situated in a booth, away from the audience, and take turns to interpret at high speed, changing over every 15-20 minutes to avoid fatigue and the lack of concentration, which affect the quality of interpretation.

The interpreters listen to the speaker’s message using headsets and repeat it immediately (practically “simultaneously”) in the target language to benefit relevant audience members. They also provide relay interpreting, which is helpful if the speakers give presentations in several languages.

Consecutive interpreting

Consecutive interpreting (also available with Video Remote Interpretation (VRI)) is the most common type. It is used for business discussions, negotiations, contract exchanges, commercial, legal and technical meetings, medical or court hearings, or on-site inspections or audits. The interpreter listens to the speaker, often making notes, and later delivers the meaning in the target language.

The interpreter may wait until a pause or the end, at which point they deliver a translation relatively quickly. Consecutive interpreting may also be used at conferences for panel discussions, Q&A sessions or private discussions between parties – at a stand or elsewhere.

About the digitalisation of industry

Industry 4.0

The term Industry 4.0 (or “Industries 4.0”) comes from a German government initiative proposed in 2013 (after it was coined at the Hanover Fair in 2011). The 4.0 originates from the idea that we are now experiencing the fourth industrial revolution; the first being mechanization (late 18th – early 19th century), the second, the advent of electricity (late 19th – early 20th century) and the third, the switch from analogue to digital technology (1950s – 1970s). The fourth, happening now, marks the introduction of intelligence, connectivity and much broader computerisation in manufacturing. “Industry 4.0” is commonly used in Europe and Asia to refer to the general computerisation of industry.

The Internet of Things (IoT)

A term used widely in the USA. According to, The Internet of Things is “the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data.” The addition of “Industrial”, as in “The Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT), occurs when this principle is applied in the manufacturing sector.

Smart Manufacturing

According to Search Business Analytics, “Smart manufacturing (SM) is a technology-driven approach that utilises Internet-connected machinery to monitor the production process. The goal of SM is to identify opportunities for automating operations and use data analytics to improve manufacturing performance.”

Our Industry 4.0 Translation and Interpreting services cover areas such as:

Cyber-physical systems


Real-time processes

Smart Manufacturing

The Internet of Things (IoT)

Industry 4.0

Data management

Manufacturing machinery

IIoT Protocols

Looking for interpreting assistance in other fields?

TJC Global provides specialist interpreting and translation services in various specialist fields. Whatever your requirements, we can find the right linguist to assist you.
If your industry or project type is not listed here, please contact us directly with your enquiry.

Our interpreters utilise their knowledge of subject-specific terminology to deliver precise, unambiguous interpretation, whatever the context – enabling you to communicate effectively with the rest of the world.
We are also able to adapt to almost any type of project.

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