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Study of machine translated segment pairs

Slate Rocks, a provider of privacy-protected translation services, has released a study exploring and identifying new benchmarks that an individual translator can use to predict the experience of using a machine translation system as an assistive translation technology to perform daily work.

Past news for Slate Rocks

Precision Translation Tools sells property copyright

Slate Rocks, LLC, headquartered in Florida, was recently founded after acquiring the copyright to Slate Desktop and other intellectual properties from Precision Translation Tools Pte. Ltd.

New website for PTTools

Precision Translation Tools (PTTools) has launched a new website featuring its personalized translation engine, Slate Desktop. The translation software works from a personal or business computer versus being cloud-based.

Slate Desktop

Precision Translation Tools has released Slate Desktop for Windows, a suite of desktop productivity applications for professional translators and agencies.


Precision Translation Tools has released Slate, statistical machine translation (SMT) technology for MS Windows. The SMT toolkit does not directly integrate with popular localization CAT and TMS tools, but does include what a user needs to create SMT engines on Windows and use the engines for translation.

Welocalize partners with Precision Translation Tools

Welocalize, a provider of integrated globalization services, is expanding its enterprise machine translation (MT) service portfolio, weMT, by developing and deploying an internal adaption of Moses using proprietary and other components from Precision Translation Tools, a provider of tools and services for building, deploying and operating statistical machine translation systems.

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