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10.07.2006

PROMT Automatically Installs its Translation Services Into Microsoft Office System 2003 Applications

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St.-Petersburg, July 10, 2006 – PROMT announces the release of a special utility facilitating the automatic integration of PROMT Translation Services into Microsoft Office 2003 applications. You can download the utility from the dedicated website (pages devoted to the PROMT Translation Services for Microsoft Office 2003 applications). The services are provided free of charge.

PROMT Web Translation Services enable translation of texts directly within the Microsoft Office 2003 environment. As a part of the Microsoft Partners' Solutions framework, PROMT offers the mentioned services providing an excellent way to demonstrate the advantages of @promt machine translation systems both to individuals and corporate users. The services can be embedded to any Microsoft Office application where Research Pane is available (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and enable automatic translation of separate words, text fragments or entire documents directly in these applications. The customization options, such as the ability to select an appropriate topic template or an ability to have the translation variants shown, are also provided. Translation is performed by the PROMT Web Server, so the user’s PC must be have an access to Internet.

The services enable the integration of the translation capabilities for 21 language pairs to Microsoft Office environment giving the ability to perform translations of texts for the following directions:

  • English-Russian-English, German-Russian-German, French-Russian-French, Spanish-Russian-Spanish, Italian-Russian;
  • German-English-German, Spanish-English-Spanish, Portuguese-English-Portuguese, French-English-French, French-Spanish-French, German-French-German.

Until recently, though the installation process was quite simple, the user had to perform a number of steps to integrate the translation services, spending certain time for it. To make the translation web services more popular, PROMT has developed a special utility that adds the services to Microsoft Office applications in one click. Now the only concern for a potential user is to download and run the utility. Such, after installation, prompts to select an interface language and asks whether the user wants to add the above mentioned services; all other steps are performed automatically. The translation services are added to all Microsoft Office applications in few seconds.

«We are working hard to provide simple and fast access to automated translation services from any PC application and for every PC user. Moreover, it must be highly convenient, no matter whether Internet tools or PROMT desktop applications are used. The PROMT web services allow translate texts and documents directly from Microsoft Office 2003 applications, without any additional copy-paste», – explains Boris Tikhomirov, the PROMT Internet and Corporate Projects Director.

The utility for web service connection is available for downloading at http://office2003research.translate.ru/InfoPageRegService_e.htm with Russian, English and French interfaces.

The function of translation in Microsoft Office applications is also included in the PROMT 7.0 software products and is performed by a special application – SmarTool.

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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