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KantanMT Sponsors ASLIB Translating and the Computer Conference


Friday, 22 November, 2013

KantanMT are pleased to announce that they are Silver Sponsors at the annual 2013 ASLIB Conference. Adopting the theme Translating and the Computer, the event will take place in Paddington, London on November 28th and 29th. The conference, which celebrates its 35th year, focuses on the impact computers and technology have on the translation industry and language professionals.

Keynote speakers at this years’ event include Lucia Specia from the University of Sheffield and Will Burgett from Intel Corporation. Tony O’Dowd, Founder and Chief Architect at KantanMT will also present on developing business models for Machine Translation projects using the recently released KantanAnalytics™. KantanAnalytics is a segment based MT Quality Estimation technology, which has been co-developed with the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content, Dublin City University, Ireland.

“The KantanMT team are really excited to be part of this years’ ASLIB Conference”, said Tony O’Dowd, Founder and Chief Architect at KantanMT. “There is a great mix of speakers, and a vast amount of new translation technology being showcased that will no doubt shake up the localization industry”.

Conference attendees are encouraged to drop by the KantanMT stand where staff will be carrying out Machine Translation demos throughout the day. Take advantage of free KantanMT giveaways, a prize draw and special conference discounts for KantanMT.com membership during the event.

For more information, please go to www.aslib.com, or contact Niamh Lacy.

What is KantanMT™?

KantanMT is a cloud-based implementation of Moses Statistical Machine Translation technology. Leveraging the power and flexibility of the cloud, KantanMT effortlessly scales to generate a high-quality, low-cost Machine Translation platform for small-to-medium sized Localization Service Providers. According to the research firm, Markets and Markets, the natural language processing sector will grow from €2.8 billion in 2013 to €7.4 billion in 2018, representing a compound annual growth rate of 21.1 percent.

What is Xcelerator?

Xcelerator Machine Translations Solution is a new startup that is focusing on making Machine Translation easy to use, inexpensive to access and available to mid-sized LSPs that are eager to integrate MT into their clients localization workflows.