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22.11.2005

PROMT Released New @promt 7.0 Translation Software for French Market

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St. Petersburg, November 22, 2005 - PROMT, the technological leader in machine translation industry, announced today the release of the new @promt Family 7.0 translation software for the French market. The new @promt 7.0 Family consists of three products positioned for different market segments: @promt Personal Office, @promt Professional Office and @promt NET Professional. The translation directions available are as follows: English <-> French, German <-> French, Spanish <-> French, Russian <-> French.

The most important features of new @promt 7.0 are as follows:

  • The @promt 7.0 products now feature 8 translation directions from and to French presented in the form of a multilingual pack.
  • OCR functionality makes the products capable to translate image files such as PDF, JPG or BMP. The Optical Character Recognition from the leader in the field, Belgian company I.R.I.S.® is integrated into @promt 7.0 translation software.
  • Business, Internet and Computer specialized dictionaries are supplied with @promt 7.0 products. Specialized dictionaries are very important to increase translation accuracy of topical texts.
  • Electronic Dictionary as a stand alone application will help to work more effectively with foreign terminology. Integration into Microsoft Word 2003 makes working with complex texts easier and more quick.
  • All the @promt 7.0 Family includes products based on the same advanced PROMT 7.0 translation technology though the customization options vary as these products targeted the different market segments:

  • @promt Personal Office 7.0 is a translation software for home or small office. It is an ideal solution for everyday working with foreign documents and e-mails. The product provides fast translation of letters, newspaper texts, reports, technical documentation and image files (like PDFs, BMPs or JPGs) with high translation quality. Powerful translation editor, unlike the competition, providing the synchronization of source and translated text on the word level makes the work easy and comfortable. @promt Personal Office provides the base level of customization options.
  • @promt Professional Office 7.0 is a the highly elaborated software for highly demanding users, such as usually are the business users and government administrations staff members. The product is full of excellent and modern facilities to help users work with foreign documents. The software suite offers enhanced level of customization capabilities along with the integrated Translation Memory which makes the product quite an indispensable tool to work with multilingual content in corporative environments. @promt Professional 7.0 integrates translation toolbar into Microsoft® Office 2000-2003 applications, translates image files, web sites and even XML documents. The extended integration and customization capabilities make this product a flagship of @promt 7.0 Family.
  • @promt NET Professional 7.0 is a network version of @promt 7.0 translation software. The product is a client-server solution intended for small companies or localisation departments of international corporations The solution provides the @promt Professional Office 7.0 functionalites at working places along with cost-effective license management policy. The shared dictionary base guarantees the corporate standards in terminology translation keeping on the enterprise level. All the users are granted access rights to the specified functions set according to their tasks. All these features with low administration overhead provide high functionality with low total cost of ownership. It’s worth mentioning that this translation solution is unique and no other machine translation vendor has yet presented a real client-server product, featuring the customization excellence and usability of a desktop software and the scalability and administration options of an enterprise server.
  • PROMT translation technology has received a great deal of recognition for its excellence among which award from SVM, PC Magazine France, XP Solutions and nomerous awards from the experts in the countries of Germany, USA, Russia etc.

    “France is probably the most competitive market for a machine translation software vendor, which makes working in France even more challenging and exciting. Now, after 7 months of succesfull sales of @promt v 6.5 software in France, we know the expectations of the highly demanding French customers and we are ready to provide them with the new version of our award-winning software, featuring not just long-awaited functionality like the image files translations and improved customization and integration capabilities, but also offering 4 language pairs as one pack with a very affordable price”, Ilia Klimakov said, Overseas Markets Director of PROMT.

    The recommended retail prices for the @promt 7.0 products are:

  • @promt Office 7.0 EUR 79,
  • @promt Professional 7.0 EUR 199,
  • @promt NET Professional 7.0 price depends on license number.
  • Throughout the period of November and December, @promt desktop products are offered for a special introduction prices at the FNAC stores. @promt NET Professional is available for ordering at PROMT Solutions.

    About PROMT

    PROMT is a world leading provider of machine translation technologies. The company was established in 1991 and its expertise spans over 13 years of machine translation technologies development. Combining the innovation and technological perfection, PROMT has 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 systems, data mining systems for all kinds of business, professionals and Internet/Intranet. New translation software product line @promt consists of a wide range of sophisticated software products and solutions and ensures the highest possible quality and efficiency of translation processes.

    The customers of PROMT appreciate its commitment to the continued research and investment in the fields of linguistics and Natural Language Processing: PROMT has customers spanning consumer, SME and enterprise markets, including global industry leaders Xerox, SAP, Lukoil, General Motors, Volvo Car International, Deloitte&Touch and etc.

    Web: www.e-promt.com, www.promt.de
    Internet store: shop.e-promt.com
    Free Online Demo: Online-Translator.com.

    Press contacts:

    Alexander Andreev
    Marketing Director
    Tel.: +7 812 331-7540
    E-mail: Alexander.Andreev@e-promt.com
    Web: www.e-promt.com


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