SDL Automated Translation Solutions Give Government Organizations Timely Accessto Mission-Critical Information
SDL Language Weaver Enterprise Translation Server 5.3 now available for defense and intelligenceorganizations
LOS ANGELES, U.S ,25 July 2011SDL (LSE: SDL), the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, is pleased to announce therelease of SDL Language Weaver™ Enterprise Translation Server 5.3 (SDL LW ETS). This is the latest versionof the company’s secure, on-site automated translation solution for government organizations.Leveraging robust, statistically based technology, SDL LW ETS enables defense and intelligence agencies tohave timely access to mission-critical information that arrives in multiple languages and file formats. The latestrelease introduces several new advancements, including measurable improvements in performance and qualityto address increasing translation demands.Today, there are over 2 billion Internet users, many of them authoring, sharing and contributing to contentregularly. More than 70% speak a language other than English, which leads to an overwhelming amount ofinformation being created across languages and file types. (Source: Internet World Stats) As a result, the needfor trusted, secure translation solutions has continued to increase year over year.SDL LW ETS 5.3 delivers high-speed automated language translation for large volumes of text across a widespectrum of languages, to enable assimilation of content and collaboration among government organizations.Version 5.3 delivers:
Improved compatibility with industry standards, including new Open Office and PDF versions
Improved language pair quality and performance
Improved integration capabilities via a new REST API
New languages added: Lithuanian, Ukranian and SlovakThis release also includes several technology advances that will enable SDL TrustScore™ to be deployed, out-of-the-box in an upcoming release. SDL TrustScore provides a quality score for each translation generated sothat analysts and intelligence workers without knowledge of a foreign language can confidently route or takeaction on the results of an automated translation.“In addition to the increased need for automated translation, we have seen the demand for robust solutions thatenable access to foreign language information – such as broadcast monitoring and web monitoring solutions – continue to increase,” said Prem Natarajan, Vice-President for Speech, Language and Multimedia at RaytheonBBN Technologies. “These integrated solutions leverage the ongoing innovation and advancement fromautomated translation solutions to deliver a better user experience and better information. We are pleased to seethese new capabilities from SDL in the latest release, and look forward to our continued partnership.”“Our government customers have unique requirements and our team is committed to ongoing R&D to drivefurther innovation, quality improvement, flexibility and compatibility into our solutions,” said Daniel Marcu, CTO ofSDL Language Technologies division. “The progress to date is unprecedented, and we continue to push thelimits on what is possible – both technically and scientifically. In this release, we have not only zeroed in onquality, but have also laid the foundation to deliver SDL TrustScore with baseline language pairs for governmentin an upcoming release.”SDL LW ETS 5.3 is available for immediate shipment.Find out more on how SDL LW ETS 5.3 can help governmental organizations.