Localization World Vancouver
October 22, 2014
 

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A. BUSINESS
A.1. SpeakLatam launches new website
A.2. Lionbridge acquires Clay Tablet Technologies

B. PEOPLE
B.1. New staff at XTRF
B.2. New hires at CONTRAD
B.3. One Hour Translation hires vice president of sales, North America

C. RESOURCES
C.1. TAUS Review
C.2. Speech and written resources added to ELRA catalogue

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
D.1. GlobalNLP
D.2. XTRF 2014 Autumn
D.3. Passolo 2015
D.4. KantanAutoScale
D.5. Keyman Desktop 9.0
D.6. LTC Worx 3.2
D.7. Globalese 1.5
D.8. LingoTM

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
E.1. De Lijn selects SDL
E.2. GlaxoSmithKline chooses Lionbridge

F. ANNOUNCEMENTS
F.1. Global Language Solutions celebrates 20 years

G. EVENTS

H. MultiLingual News
H.1. About MultiLingual News

A. BUSINESS

A.1. SpeakLatam launches new website

SpeakLatam, a provider of solutions for language translation and software/website localization in English, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese, has launched a new website to simplify navigation and content access.

SpeakLatam, contact@speaklatam.com, http://www.speaklatam.com

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A.2. Lionbridge acquires Clay Tablet Technologies

Lionbridge, a provider of translation and marketing services, has acquired Clay Tablet Technologies, a developer of integration software that connects content management systems with translation processes and technologies.

Lionbridge, info@lionbridge.com, http://www.lionbridge.com

Clay Tablet Technologies, info@clay-tablet.com, http://www.clay-tablet.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. New staff at XTRF

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o. has hired Anna Pietruszka to manage its new customer care department. The new department was created by a sales and support department restructure.

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o., office@xtrf.eu, http://www.xtrf.eu

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B.2. New hires at CONTRAD

CONTRAD, a language service provider specializing in translation into Eastern European languages, has hired Joanna Smólczyńska as project manager and Karolina Sarul as business development manager.

CONTRAD, info@contrad.com.pl, http://www.contrad.com.pl

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B.3. One Hour Translation hires vice president of sales, North America

One Hour Translation, a web-based translation services provider, has hired Adam Blau as vice president of sales, North America. Blau has more than 14 years of experience advising localization service providers on business development strategies and marketing implementation.

One Hour Translation, info@onehourtranslation.com, http://www.onehourtranslation.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. TAUS Review

TAUS, the translation innovation think tank and platform for industry-shared services, has launched TAUS Review, an online language business and technology magazine. The magazine is intended to raise awareness by describing the rapidly changing landscape, highlighting how language and translation technologies are converging with the tools, apps and utilities being used every day, and explaining how everything works behind the screens.

TAUS, info@taus.net, http://taus.net

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C.2. Speech and written resources added to ELRA catalogue

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has added new speech and written corpora resources to its catalogue. The PortMedia French and Italian corpus contains 700 transcribed dialogues from about 140 French speakers and 604 transcribed dialogues from about 150 Italian speakers.

The Arabic corpus contains 103,363 words coming from articles extracted from Le Monde Diplomatique and focuses on the categories Time and Amount. The Chinese corpus contains 79,302 words coming from articles extracted from Le Monde Diplomatique and focuses on the categories Person, Place and Organization. The Russian corpus contains 75,784 words coming from articles extracted from Izvestia and focuses on the categories Time and Amount.

European Language Resources Association, http://www.elra.info

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. GlobalNLP

LinguaSys, Inc., a provider of multilingual human language technologies, has created a new application programming interface portal. GlobalNLP is designed to enable software developers to understand and extract meaning from unstructured or conversational text across languages.

LinguaSys, Inc., info@linguasys.com, http://www.linguasys.com

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D.2. XTRF 2014 Autumn

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o., has released XTRF 2014 Autumn. The latest version includes updated and additional features in the Vendor Portal and a new customer notification widget called Landing Card.

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o., office@xtrf.eu, http://www.xtrf.eu

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D.3. Passolo 2015

SDL, a provider of global customer experience management, has released Passolo 2015. The new version features connectivity to other SDL products and additional support for more than 25 new languages, including support for Indic languages.

SDL, jcabana@sdl.com, http://www.sdl.com

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D.4. KantanAutoScale

KantanMT, a subscription-based machine translation service, has added KantanAutoScale, a new capability designed to automatically distribute incoming machine translation requests across multiple KantanMT server instances in the cloud.

KantanMT, info@kantanmt.com, http://kantanmt.com

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D.5. Keyman Desktop 9.0

Tavultesoft Pty Ltd., a developer of keyboard mapping software, has released Keyman Desktop 9.0. The latest version integrates Windows' Text Services Framework and presents itself as a keyboard through all Windows language interfaces. Font Helper in the professional edition lists all fonts on a system that are compatible with the selected keyboard.

Tavultesoft Pty Ltd, sales@tavultesoft.com, http://www.tavultesoft.com

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D.6. LTC Worx 3.2

LTC, a provider of language technology solutions, has released version 3.2 of LTC Worx, its web-based business system for multilingual information management. The latest version features new reporting facilities for client-side users and improvements in security and registration pages for suppliers and vendors.

LTC, messenger@ltcinnovates.com, http://www.ltcinnovates.com

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D.7. Globalese 1.5

MorphoLogic Localisation Ltd., a provider of translation, localization and machine translation solutions, has released Globalese 1.5. Updates include enhanced quality estimation matrices, integration features and a new application programming interface.

MorphoLogic Localisation Ltd., info@mloc.eu, http://www.mloc.eu

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D.8. LingoTM

Transenter, a provider of language services, has launched LingoTM, a translation memory (TM) plugin software. The software uses smart match technology to turn fuzzy matches from the TM into full matches. The software can be used with existing CAT tools such as SDL Trados Studio.

Transenter, info@transenter.com, http://transenter.com

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E.1. De Lijn selects SDL

De Lijn, the Flemish public transport company, has selected SDL Web and SDL's translation management technology for the creation of a new website and to provide multilingual content in Dutch, English, French and German. SDL is a provider of global customer experience management.

SDL, jcabana@sdl.com, http://www.sdl.com

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E.2. GlaxoSmithKline chooses Lionbridge

Lionbridge, a provider of translation and marketing services, has been contracted by GlaxoSmithKline PLC to provide global content support, including clinical and regulatory materials and training, development, legal and human resources documents.

Lionbridge, info@lionbridge.com, http://www.lionbridge.com

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F. ANNOUNCEMENTS

F.1. Global Language Solutions celebrates 20 years

Global Language Solutions, Inc., a provider of services such as document translations, website localization, multilingual typesetting/graphic design, cultural and linguistic validation, conference interpreting and voiceovers, is celebrating its 20th year in business.

Global Language Solutions, Inc., info@globallanguages.com, http://www.globallanguages.com

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G. EVENTS

Jazoon, Keynode AG, Zurich-Oerlikon, Switzerland. Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 22, 2014

AMTA 2014, Association for Machine Translation in the Americas, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Oct 22, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

Information Development World, The Content Wrangler, Content Rules, San Jose, California USA. Oct 22, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014

6th Asian Translation Traditions Conference, Asian Translation Traditions Conference Series, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines. Oct 23, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

Translation Technology Terminology Conference, Iolar, Bled, Slovenia. Oct 23, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014

Online Interpreter Training, Globalization and Localization Association, webinar. Oct 23, 2014

The Translator and the Computer, Philological School of Higher Education in WrocŁaw, Centrum Lokalizacji C&M, WrocŁaw, Poland. Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

TAUS User Conference, TAUS, Vancouver, Canada. Oct 27, 2014 - Oct 28, 2014

Localization World Vancouver, Localization World Ltd., Vancouver, Canada. Oct 29, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

Global Communications Conference, The GEO Group, Madison, Wisconsin USA. Oct 29, 2014

Game Connection Europe 2014, Connection Events, Paris, France. Oct 29, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014

TRANSLATA II, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria. Oct 30, 2014 - Nov 01, 2014

METM14, Mediterranean Editors and Translators, Madrid, Spain. Oct 30, 2014 - Nov 01, 2014

38th Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC38), Object Management Group, Santa Clara, California USA. Nov 03, 2014 - Nov 05, 2014

Trommons 2014, LRC, CenTraS, London, UK. Nov 03, 2014 - Nov 04, 2014

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