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Babylon Celebrates International Translation Day 2012
Sep 30, 2012 (03:09 PM EDT)
NEW YORK, September 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Today Babylon is celebrating International Translation Day. The Company marks the event with "Babylon is the One for Me" - a collection clip of fan-made videos from users all over the world, sharing why Babylon is their #1 translation tool.
Babylon's mission is to connect people around the world by enabling them to understand, communicate and search for information using multiple languages. Babylon provides translations in 77 languages - from commonly spoken languages, such as Spanish, German English and French, to less familiar languages such as Hausa, Faeroese, Tamazight, Pashto and Basque.
"With a current presence in 228 territories, we aim to bring quality, feature rich translations to users all around the world," says VP of Marketing and Sales, Liat Sade-Sternberg. "Babylon's translation tools were designed to satisfy the Company's highly varied user base" she continued, "with a user friendly product design, large selection of add-on features, and extensive selection of languages"
Babylon's translation database contains over 1,600 dictionaries and professional glossaries. The Company received 2.1 billion translations requests in the first half of 2012. It provides 100 million term translations per day and is currently the most downloaded translation software.
Babylon.com is a publicly traded company, founded in 1997. The Company is the leading provider of online translation software and services as well as a leading provider of Search solutions. With over 150 million users in 228 territories, and translations between 77 languages, Babylon.com has set the Guinness World Record™ for Most Downloads of a Translation Software. The Company is listed among the top 25 websites worldwide, as rated by Alexa.com.