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PROMT and I.R.I.S. Unite to Deliver a Bundle of Powerful Scan-to-Translate Tools

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Alexander Andreev
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Saint-Petersburg , Russia - Nov. 29, 2004 – PROMT, the world leading provider of machine translation technologies, will supply I.R.I.S (www.irislink.com), a leading OCR technologies provider, with a special version of @promt Standard to be marketed with IRISPen, ReadIris Pro, Iris Business Card Reader and other I.R.I.S products.

@promt Standard, an efficient and easy-to-use translation software for small and medium-sized businesses or personal use, provides fast and accurate translation of texts, PDF documents, letters and e-mails. This is a new generation of machine translation systems that implements state-of-the-art linguistic technologies.

I.R.I.S. manufactures an entire range of imaging and imaging-related hardware and software products including international OCR software that will be offered in the bundle with PROMT products. IRISPen retypes text, figures, bare codes and handwritten numbers directly into any Windows or Mac application. Readiris Pro is an OCR software that converts printed documents into computer editable files. Iris Business Card Reader is a dedicated business card scanner that automatically scans, recognizes and manages business cards from all around the world.

The product bundle is targeted at PROMT and I.R.I.S. mutual customers who are looking for a simple, cost-effective way of purchasing high-quality scan to translate tools supplemented by premium add-on products. Translators, students, writers, researchers, business people and anyone else who works with text will benefit from PROMT and I.R.I.S. bundle offer.

"We are delighted to work with I.R.I.S to jointly offer our products. I.R.I.S. is a great fit from both a company and product perspective, as a bundling partner to our @promt Standard product", said Ilia Klimakov, PROMT's Director for Overseas Markets. "This is a great opportunity for our @promt Standard customers, many of whom have also been looking for the scan to translate tools and can now benefit from this amazing bundle offer".

The successful cooperation between I.R.I.S. and PROMT has started with the integration of I.R.I.S. OCR software with the new translation software product line: PROMT 7 Family and proceeded with the establishment of channel partnership between I.R.I.S. and PROMT GmbH, the German subsidiary of PROMT company. Two leading companies expect to benefit significantly from their cooperation and are working on launching new projects.


About I.R.I.S.

I.R.I.S. (www.irislink.com) is a leader in the “Document to Knowledge” market, and provides extremely high-quality solutions for converting paper documents into electronic formats for archiving, storing, managing and sharing digital information. I.R.I.S.'s software solutions and services cover the following areas: office products and technologies; professional systems.


PROMT (www.promt.ru ) is a world leading provider of translation technologies. Combining the innovation and technological perfection, PROMT developed the revolutionary machine translation (MT) technology and became the technological leader in MT industry. Nowadays PROMT provides the full range of translation solutions: machine translation systems and services, dictionaries, translation memory system, data mining system for all kinds of business, professionals and Internet/Intranet.

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