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SAIC and Lingotek Team To Offer Translation Solution Exclusively for Language Service Providers
May 16, 2012 (04:05 PM EDT)


Machine translation and workflow management platform accelerates translation process

NEW ORLEANS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the Association of Language Companies 2012 conference, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) and Lingotek announced a new machine translation solution incorporating the SAIC Omnifluent Translate™ hybrid machine translator (HMT) within Lingotek's Collaborative Translation Platform™.

The offering's innovative per-word pricing model, available exclusively to Language Service Providers (LSPs), enables access to corporate-level machine translation and workflow management technology on demand.

"This offering leverages the best of both technologies to integrate high quality hybrid machine translation, translation memory and workflow management into a single, collaborative solution," said Jonathan Litchman, SAIC senior vice president. "It simplifies and accelerates the translation process from end-to-end."

"Language Service Providers are faced with a growing volume, velocity and variety of multilingual content," said Rob Vandenberg, president and CEO, Lingotek. "Paying per word increases their flexibility, transparency and control."

The solution is available through Software as a Service (SaaS). For more information and to access the solution, visit http://www.lingotek.com/collaborative_translation_platform.

SAIC's Omnifluent Translate

Omnifluent Translate™ is the first and only true hybrid machine technology – combining the fluency of statistical machine translation with the informativeness of rule-based machine translation. The innovative solution can be tailored to each customer's domain including highly nuanced terminology and domain-specific vocabulary. Omnifluent Translate™ and its translation memory are put directly in the customer's control so they can choose the quality and cost of translation necessary.

Lingotek's Collaborative Translation Platform

The Lingotek Collaborative Translation Platform™ gives enterprise business customers new ways to leverage their trusted global communities by providing rapid, accurate translations, in turn fueling cost-conscious growth.  We do this by using sophisticated collaborative translation technologies, workflow management, and community collaboration.

About Lingotek
Lingotek | The Translation Network gives enterprise business customers new ways to engage their global communities by providing trusted, rapid translations to expand and grow business in a cost effective way. Its exclusive web-based Collaborative Translation Platform™ represents the next step in the evolution of translation through technology and community involvement. Today, global organizations, intelligence agencies and government entities use the platform, saving time and resources on projects ranging from a few pages to several volumes. Lingotek also offers professional translation services for companies. The company is based in Draper, Utah and is funded by Signal Peak Ventures, In-Q-Tel, and Flywheel Ventures.

About SAIC
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2012, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

Contact

Melissa Koskovich
(703) 676-6762
Melissa.l.koskovich@saic.com 

Jennifer Rivera Ridless or Sammy Totah
BOCA Communications
415-738-7718 
Lingotek@bocacommunications.com 

SOURCE SAIC