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18.10.2006

PROMT Translation Server on AOL Reference portal

Irvine, CA (USA) – St. Petersburg (Russia) - Smart Link Corporation and PROMT - the leading providers of innovative multilingual technologies – announced that AOL has chosen ImTranslator powered by PROMT® Translation Server for AOL Reference porta. Unlike other translation services, the new AOL Translator distinguishes by not only unprecedented translation quality provided by the PROMT® Translation Server, but also advanced ImTranslator tools, such as multilingual Spell-checker, Virtual Keyboard, Russian language Decoder.

PROMT’s high quality of translation and large dictionary size has been pivotal in contributing to its swift adoption by end users and industry. Smart Link Corporation, an official partner of PROMT in US since 1994, was the first to introduce this technology to US market. The project with AOL is not the first instance of PROMT translation technology’s success on the US market. In autumn 2005 NASA has installed PROMT® translation systems onboard of the International Space Station and on astronauts’ mobile PCs.

“One of the key targets of our company is enabling the users around the globe to have easy communication with each other, with our software being the bridge between the people of different cultures and languages. PROMT software is the reference in Machine Translation industry for its quality, and we are pleased the AOL Reference portal users are now able to benefit from it”, - Ilia Klimakov, Director for Overseas Markets, PROMT, said.

“We are very pleased to incorporate our multilingual solution in AOL’s Reference portal. It is our goal to help online audiences communicate with ease. As the Web changes and evolves so do its users. It is no longer viable to have your users look up words, spell check and translate – each on a different site. Our centralized hub of tools provides a very comfortable environment for the users and this is what appealed to AOL“, - Igor Rashnitsov said, Head of Marketing, Smart Link.

About Smart Link Corporation

Founded in 1993, Smart Link Corporation is a developer, publisher and distributor of multilingual software products and web-based solutions. Since 2000, the company has focused on designing a complete, yet affordable business solution for multilingual communications by developing and integrating innovative language technologies in the Internet and Intranet environments.

During the 12 years of operation, Smart Link Corporation expanded its client base tens of thousands of customers from 65 countries: among them International Monetary Fund, World Bank, United Nations, NATO, US government agencies, top banking and financial organizations, and leading academic institutions.

In 1999 Smart Link Corporation was granted the status of a government supplier and awarded the Federal Supply Schedule contract by the General Services Administration.

Web: www.imtranslator.net, www.smartlinkcorp.com.

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

About AOL

AOL and its subsidiaries operate a leading network of Web brands and the largest Internet access subscription service in the United States. Web brands include the AOL.com(R) website, AIM(R), MapQuest(R) and Netscape(R). AOL offers a range of digital services in the areas of education, safety and security, communications and music. The company also has operations in Europe and Canada. AOL LLC is a majority-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) and is based in Dulles, Virginia.


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