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ABBYY Language Services becomes a Skolkovo resident

April 12, 2012 Moscow. ABBYY Language Services has been chosen to develop translation management technologies for the Skolkovo Innovation Center. Vladimir Gusakov, ABBYY Language Services technical director, obtained a certificate, proving the company’s status as a Skolkovo resident, at the official ceremony on April 12.

The technological platform under development is designed for professional translators (both freelancers and corporate employees), amateur translators, future translators currently studying at universities, Open Source (open software) and crowdsourcing projects.

Our project mission is to develop a new-generation technological platform to help automate translators' work. Morphological search through substantial Translation Memory databases is at the heart of the project, alongside a possibility to use TMs in a cloud with distributive simultaneous performance potential for of a large number of users.

“We realized our scientific groundwork on Translation Memory search technologies may shape a new-generation TM with certain additional research and development, which, in turn, could bring about a tremendous improvement in translations and in the whole sector,” says Vladimir Gusakov. “The CAT cloud system, ranked over comparable solutions in quite a number of parameters, will become one of our brand-new applications.”

The final product will help considerably improve translator performance and reduce costs when it comes to translating large volumes of documents. This will help major linguistic service providers distribute work among many translators in a more efficient way. Moreover, the system will be capable of handling most of the existing formats on any device, including smart phones and tablets.

ABBYY Language Services is a professional and high-tech company offering a full range of language services.

ABBYY Language Services performs multilingual translations and localization in more than 60 languages alongside extensive linguistic support of international events. Online translation services are represented in Russian under the brand, remote language teaching services are known as ABBYY Language by phone, telephone interpreting services – ABBYY ruPhone. More than 1,500 companies worldwide are customers of ABBYY Language Services, including 15 TOP-100 world brands and 25 companies from the Fotune-500 list.

ABBYY Language Services is part of the ABBYY Group, a leading global software developer and provider of text-recognition, document-entry, linguistic and translation services (Lingvo dictionaries and FineReader).

ABBYY is the only Russian group of companies which is a leader both in linguistic technologies and in language services.

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