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Transparent Language acquires Transcend translation technology

Transparent Language Inc. has purchased the Transcend Natural Language Translation technology from Intergraph Corporation. A new subsidiary, Transcend Language Corporation, will develop and market Transcend products. Transcend allows users to take natural language text, such as English, German or Spanish, from a wide variety of electronic formats and automatically translate the text into another language.

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USSOCOM chooses Transparent Language software

Transparent Language, Inc., a provider of languagelearning solutions in over 100 languages, has been awarded a contract from the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for an enterprise license of Transparent's CL-150 Technology Matrix for Critical Languages Product. CL-150 is a suite of software applications and content designed to support language teaching and learning in a variety of settings, from classroom use to fully independent learning. Prior to this award, Transparent Language software was already being used for language training by a number of Special Operations units and by Special Forces students at the US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Transparent Language harnesses the power of flash cards

Transparent Language, Inc., a developer of computer-based languagelearning software, has launched Before You Know It, a languagelearning program that uses electronic flash card technology to help users master essential vocabulary and vital phrases in Spanish, French, Italian and German.

Paper flash cards have long been used to quickly learn new words and phrases in another language. Before You Know It's electronic flash cards give users the power of flash cards without any of the drawbacks. Before You Know It, which runs on personal computers and handheld devices, presents themed sets of vocabulary as a series of flash cards using a proprietary presentation scheme that tracks users' progress and presents the words that need work more frequently.

Additionally, Before You Know It vocabulary lists include full native speaker pronunciation. Users can learn over 1,000 words and 250 common phrases by progressing through four stages of learning. Many lists include pictures or illustrations. Users can customize the learning experience for illustrated lists by choosing to see just the picture or the picture and the English translation for the words they are learning. Before You Know It also allows users to customize lists in the product by editing words, adding new words and adding their own comments.

Partnership with Transparent Language produces Mobile-Lingo

Mobile-Mind, developers of interactive wireless educational, lifestyle and entertainment applications, has announced the availability of five new mobile language applications for use with BREW- and J2ME-based wireless handsets. Users can download Spanish, French, German, Italian or English for Spanish speakers to their handsets to practice words and commonly used survival phrases any time, any place. Mobile-Mind's Mobile-Lingo language learning applications do not use additional airtime once downloaded, since the data is stored on the handset for fast and easy access. Mobile-Mind developed its Mobile-Lingo applications with content provided by Transparent Language, a provider of language learning technologies.

Mobile-Lingo language applications bring the ability to practice Spanish and other languages to the wireless handset, making learning easy, convenient and fun. Each language application features hundreds of popular vocabulary words, along with survival phrases, flashcards and quizzes to check progress.

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