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Featured Partners

Lionbridge

Lionbridge

Lionbridge has developed customized real-time translation technology (Geofluent) that instantly translates content and communications such as Web pages, documents, customer support, user generated content, instant messages, blogs and e-mail. This dynamic, real-time multilingual communication platform can be customized using each client organization’s existing content and configured for specific business processes to increase translation quality and availability.

PlyMedia

PlyMedia

Established in 2006, PLYmedia is a world leader in the development, deployment and service of technology platforms for digital advertising and online media content. PLYmedia delivers a range of services focused on monetization and localization of media for content owners, advertisers and publishers.

Sonico Mobile

Sonico Mobile

Sonico Mobile creates apps for everyday use for iPhone, iPad and other mobile platforms, such as iTranslate and iTranslate voice, two of the most popular translation apps for those platforms.

Community Partners

CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content

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The Centre for Global Intelligent Content is funded by the Irish Government to revolutionise the way people interact with digital content, systems and each other to achieve new levels of access, efficiency and empowerment. The CNGL, led by Prof. Vincent Wade at Trinity College Dublin, is focused on the creation, processing, unification and seamless integration of multilingual, multi-modal and multimedia content. The CNGL Machine Translation (MT) group at Dublin City University is led by Prof. Andy Way and Prof. Qun Liu. Prof. Way is Deputy Director of the CNGL, and Prof. Liu leads research in translation and localisation.

National Assembly for Wales

National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales is the democratically elected body that represents the interests of Wales and its people, makes laws for Wales and holds the Welsh Government to account. The National Assembly is committed to delivering exemplary and innovative bilingual services and to be recognised as a truly bilingual institution.

National Assembly for WalesCynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru

Tilde

Tilde

Established in 1991, Tilde is a leading Baltic IT company specializing in localization, multilingual and Internet software, and a leader in innovation for Baltic languages in state of the art language technologies. Tilde’s aim is to provide language technologies for the languages of the Baltic countries, specifically Latvian, Lithuanian, and Estonian, that would be equivalent to the support for the major languages of the world. Tilde is a privately owned company with offices in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

Hmong

Hmong

The Hmong language is spoken by over 6.5 million people around the world, mainly in Southeast Asia and China, and communities in the United States, Australia, and France. Hmong has a very long oral tradition, but the writing system was developed just 60 years ago. The greater Hmong community has the goal of long-term preservation of the language, and sees machine translation as a means to foster its enduring growth. Please see the Hmong Language Partners page to see all those who participated in making the Hmong translator a reality.

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Urdu is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India, and the national lingua franca in Pakistan. Together with Hindi, the speakers constitute the fourth largest linguistic community in the world. Dr. Girish Nath Jha, Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics at Special Center for Sanskrit Studies, JNU, has been helping Microsoft since 2006. With the help from his research students, staff and the other language centers, he set up an Urdu enthusiasts group at JNU which focuses on corpora collection for training MT system and building basic tools for Urdu. With Microsoft Research, the group organized a workshop to sensitize the community in creating resources for the language. The group has been helping Microsoft Translator to develop the English-Urdu Translation system.


Klingon is a constructed language invented for use within the Star Trek universe, with a large fan following around the world. The Klingon Language Institute (KLI), Paramount Pictures, and CBS Consumer Products were immensely helpful in the addition of Klingon as a supported language for machine translation.

Klingon is a trademark of CBS Studios Inc.

Klingon Language Institute (KLI)

Paramount

In operation since 1992, the Klingon Language Institute is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation and exists to facilitate the scholarly exploration of the Klingon language and culture. In operation since 1992, the Klingon Language Institute continues its mission of bringing together individuals interested in the study of Klingon linguistics and culture, and providing a forum for discussion and the exchange of ideas.

The linguistic expertise of members of the Klingon Language Institute, Professor Marc Okrand (the inventor of the Klingon language), and Dr. Lawrence Schoen were instrumental towards the addition of Klingon. Using the Translator Hub, members of the community are able to review, critique and correct the translation errors and retrain the engine for continued improvement.

Paramount Pictures

Paramount

Paramount Pictures Corporation is a film and television production/distribution studio, consistently ranked as one of the largest (top-grossing) movie studios. It is a unit of U.S. mass media company Viacom. Paramount Pictures is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

CBS

Paramount

CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit: www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.