Systran and MultiCorpora integrate technologies for increased translation quality and volume

Gatineau, QC, Canada – January 8, 2009: MultiCorpora announced today that it has signed a technology and OEM agreement with Systran to add machine translation functionality to the MultiTrans client-server application. The MultiTrans – Systran integration will help expand the scope of MultiTrans software to deliver new solutions for an even broader array of language industry problems. “Throughout the years, MultiCorpora has continuously been focused on improving the quality of human translation while Systran’s machine translation has set the bar for addressing translation volume. The preliminary results of this collaboration have been amazing. We believe this unique mix of human and machine capabilities will provide organizations with additional new options for translation”, said Pierre Blais, CEO of MultiCorpora.

“We are pleased to share our unique expertise with MultiCorpora. We believe that integrating components of our technology with MultiTrans will open new market applications for machine translation”, stated Dimitris Sabatakakis, Systran’s chairman and CEO.

About MultiCorpora
MultiCorpora is exclusively dedicated to providing language technology solutions to enterprises, language service providers and governments. The technology empowers its clients to better manage linguistic assets and control the entire translation process regardless of whether they outsource their translations or handle them in-house.

Its flagship product, MultiTrans, pioneered the Advanced Leveraging TM concept which features hassle free document pair alignment, recycles past translations with context and provides an on-the-fly view of how ambiguous terms were previously translated. MultiTrans, is an innovative client-server application with a best-in-class Terminology Management System, designed to transform translation expenses into a growing repository of reusable assets. MultiTrans can complement existing linguistic technology platforms or can be implemented as a mission critical solution for entire organizations.

With offices in North America and Europe, MultiCorpora leverages the expertise of its impressive client base to the benefit of its worldwide user community. The Translation Bureau of Canada and many international organizations such as UNESCO, and corporations such as Ford of Canada, Sobeys, Kraft, HSBC and Pfizer have selected MultiTrans as their Multilingual Asset Management solution.

SYSTRAN is the market leader in providing language translation software products and solutions for the desktop, enterprise and Internet that help individuals, small and mid-sized businesses, and large enterprises instantly translate and understand multilingual information and communicate more effectively in multiple languages.

With SYSTRAN products and solutions, users instantly translate and understand foreign language content in Word and PDF documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Outlook email, Web pages in Internet Explorer or Firefox, as well as XML and other commonly used file formats, into and from 52 language pairs.

Use of SYSTRAN products and solutions enhances multilingual communication and increases user productivity and time-savings for B2E, B2B and B2C market segments as they deliver real-time language solutions for search, content management, online customer support, intra or inter company collaboration, and eCommerce.

With four decades of expertise, SYSTRAN products and solutions are the choice of leading global corporations, Internet portals, and public agencies like the US Intelligence Community and the European Commission.
SYSTRAN is headquartered in Paris, France with a North American office located in San Diego, California, USA.

SYSTRAN (Code ISIN FR0004109197, Bloomberg: SYST NM, Reuters: SYTN.LN) is listed on EuroList Paris, Compartiment C, and is a member of Euronext’s Next Economy segment.