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13.03.2006

@promt 7.0 - now in Canada and a province Quebec!

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PROMT announced the beginning of sales of the seventh version of translation systems @promt in Canada and a province Quebec. Now users of Canada can estimate the advantages of the bar of @promt 7.0 translators.

The majority of people which should often translate information in foreign languages, have got used to use online-services of translation. However even the most popular tools of translation, as a rule, use the common lexicon or have a small amount of specialized dictionaries, that affects quality of translated information.

At the same time, many words in different languages have some variants of translation which depends on a subject of the text. For example, the French word "grille" is translated into English language absolutely differently (bar, gate, grid, railings, scale, schedule, etc.). If the term is translated incorrectly it may be very difficult to understand sense of the translated text. The dictionaries containing specialized lexicon, and also creation and constant edition by the user of own dictionaries are necessary for improvement of quality of translation.

In the seventh version of @promt system, which is now Canada accessible to users and a province Quebec, the size of English-French dictionary is twice increased: now it contains more than 610 000 words. Besides the algorithms of translation are improved and three specialized dictionaries on subjects Business, the Internet and Computer science are added.

@promt 7.0 translates from German, English, Spanish and Russian languages to French and vice versa. Additional language directions can be ordered through Internet. The important advantage of the new version of the program is function of the character recognition, allowing the translation of graphics files (PDF, JPG or BMP).

«By means of @promt 7.0 translation systems users of Canada and provinces Quebec can overcome language barriers with ease and fast troubleshoot translation of the information and documents in foreign languages. For the people who are daily translating great volumes of texts inconveniently to use online-service of translation. The unique technology of translation developed by the PROMT company and also special customizations of system (specialized and user dictionaries, templates of subjects, etc.) allow to improve translation quality essentially. Thus translation session will occupy few minutes», - said Claude Coulomb, the president of Lingua Technologies company. Lingua Technologies is the partner of PROMT in territory of Canada and Quebec.

@promt translation programs were recognized by experts from Germany, the USA and Russia and took awards of carrying on mass-media all over the world. Publications about advantages and new possibilities of PROMT® translation systems permanently appear in such editions as SVM, PC Magazine French Edition, XP Solutions, Prime. In the end of 2005 @promt system have been gained NASA for installation on the International Space Server.

In the market of Canada 3 translators @promt 7.0 are presented:

  • @promt Personal Office 7 -a translator for individual users and small office. The program will fast cope with translation of texts of various formats (e-mail, Word-documents, web-pages content, graphics files of format PDF, BMP, etc.). The system allows the user to create and edit own dictionaries with unlimited size of entries, and also to create templates of subjects (to save the certain customizations for more exact translation of different subjects texts).
  • @promt Professional Office 7 -besides the possibilities presented in @promt Personal Office 7, it may be integrated into office applications (such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS of Excel, MS Outlook and FrontPage), has an option of fast input of words in dictionaries, batch translation of files and XML-files translation.
  • @promt NET Professional 7 -the network version of @promt system. This client-server solution intended for any working environment of firm. There are the dictionary bases used while translating, and also the personal customizations which determine and limit the rights of all users of the network version. The administration unit allows to inspect access of users both to applications of system, and to language pairs.

«Users from Canada and provinces Quebec have shown the big interest to the previous @promt 6.5 version. I hope, the new version of our translation systems will also make the big success in this locale, and Canada citizens will appreciate its new functionalities, - makes comments Ilya Klimakov, director on the western markets of the PROMT company. – Of course we need help of our partners in Canada, and we are very glad that the quantity of partners is growing permanently. It is a network of software shops - «Camelot», «Best Buy», «Micro Bytes», «Compusmart», book supermarkets «Archambault», «Renaud-Bray», hypermarkets for businessmen such as «Costco», «Bureau en gros / Office Depot».

Products of @promt 7.0 can be gained under the special prices:

  • @promt Personal Office - 99 $;
  • @promt Professional Office - 199 $.

There is a special possibility for journalists and large organizations to try a translation system @promt 7.0 in work. You may order the try&buy version of the program using the address: info@linguatechnologies.com

About Lingua Technologies

Lingua Technologies Inc. is specialized in linguistic engineering. Mission of the company is to develop the automated tools of translation and to extend the market of machine translation systems. Lingua Technologies Inc. aspires to improve the intercultural communications and is the leader in the area of linguistic developments.

Corporate site of Lingua Technologies Inc.: www.linguadiffusion.com
The contact person: Claude Coulomb, the president of Lingua Technologies Inc.
E-mail: info@linguatechnologies.com
Òåë.: + 1 514 844 0298

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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