In the context of EUROSATORY exhibition, SYSTRAN and VOCAPIA are demonstrating
how they combined their language processing technologies to provide
Intelligence professionals with an automated speech translation solution
available in more than 45 languages.
At the 25th edition of the largest international land and airland Defence &
Security exhibition, held in Paris Nord Villepinte from June 13th to June
17th, SYSTRAN, a world leader in machine translation and VOCAPIA, leader in
automatic speech processing in the Defence industry, will expose side by side
in HALL 5, on booth 5D 448.
Current international geopolitical instability has enhanced the need for
understanding the Eastern and Middle-Eastern languages. Actors in charge of
territories security more than ever need to have efficient multilingual
intelligence capabilities of OSINT and COMINT.
Therefore, SYSTRAN and VOCAPIA have decided to combine their technologies and
offer a speech transcription and machine translation solution in more than 45
languages. With this solution, it's now possible to transcribe an audio file
in Arabic and instantly translate the automatic transcript to English.
A demo will allow visitors to see how the combination of both companies'
expertise can process a large number of audio files to quickly detect critical
information and understand it regardless of language. To improve translation
quality, SYSTRAN uses custom-tailored models that have fulfilled the quality
standards of many Intelligence agencies in Europe, the U.S., Asia and the
"Our customers have increasingly been requesting technology to process audio
files" notes Emmanuel Tonnelier, Director of Intelligence solutions at
SYSTRAN. "By combining Vocapia's and our language processing expertise, it is
easier to search and index multilingual information."
"By integrating SYSTRAN's machine translation into our solution, we add an
essential feature in detecting the information needed to take action:
understanding the transcribed audio content," adds Bernard Prouts, President
SYSTRAN is a leading provider of language translation software for desktop,
enterprise server, Internet, and mobile applications. SYSTRAN launched the
first web translator, named Bablefish, in 1997 and has been used by the
leading web portals including AltaVista(TM), Google(TM), Yahoo!®, and Orange.
With the ability to facilitate communication in 130+ language combinations,
SYSTRAN delivers real-time language solutions to international companies,
Defence and Security organizations, Language Service Providers, to enhance
multilingual communication and increase productivity for internal
collaboration, search, eDiscovery, content management, online customer support
and e-Commerce. SYSTRAN is also the official translation solutions provider
for the S-Translator, a default-embedded app on the Samsung Galaxy S and Note
series. Since its early beginnings, SYSTRAN has been pioneering advances in
Machine Translation and Natural Language Processing, and today the R&D
departement is working on next generation based on last advanced Deep Learning
technology. SYSTRAN is headquartered in Seoul with offices in Daejeon, South
Korea; Paris, France; and San Diego, USA. For more information, visit
www.systransoft.com. For more information, visit www.systransoft.com
VOCAPIA, founded in July 2000, is an R&D company and a software publisher
developing and providing leading edge speech technologies and solutions for
many languages, including most major European Union languages as well as
Arabic, Mandarin, and Russian. The VOCAPIA VoxSigma®
suite uses advanced language technologies such as language identification,
speech recognition, and speaker diarization to transform raw audio and
audiovisual data into structured and searchable XML documents. This
technology relies on over 25 years of research at LIMSI-CNRS, with which there
is a privileged partnership. Joint systems developed with LIMSI have achieved
top ranks in national and international challenges of speech-to-text
transcription. The VoxSigma software suite is designed for OSINT & COMINT
applications in defence and security. VOCAPIA is located in the scientific
pole of the Saclay Plateau, France. More information about VOCAPIA is
available on the VOCAPIA website www.vocapia.com.