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Skolkovo Resident ABBYY Language Services Offers Sophisticated Translation Automation Technology for India

Feb 18, 2015   16:40 IST 

ABBYY Language Services, part of Skolkovo’s IT Cluster, is playing its part in the push to develop India’s tech sector by offering Indian corporate users and freelance translators its leading solution SmartCAT, the most sophisticated translation and localization service anywhere on the web.


ABBYY Language Services is a global language technology partner and service provider. Communication and translation are vital nowadays for growing global business, delivering outstanding products, software and IT solutions to the global market. That is why we are excited to be here at IndiaSoft, see the growth and globalization of the Indian economy in general and its IT sector in particular. — says Anton Voronov, VP of Innovations of ABBYY Language Services. — Our flagship product is, a cloud environment for professional translation automation. We bring this technology to help local companies deal with whatever translation or localization process they have and therefore help them deliver their products to the global markets or do business with international companies.


The platform uses ABBYY products like electronic dictionaries and scan recognition technology. Users can access SmartCAT from any computer connected to the Internet without worrying about about software installation or updates.


SmartCAT is released in two versions: for corporate users and freelance translators, with the latter being free of charge. The corporate version has additional project management functions for customers to benefit from a variety of brand new ways to improve their performance. The production process will become transparent, centralized, and manageable irrespective of who performs the translation. Translation memory centralization alone cuts down total translation costs by 30-80 percent. Machine translation (МТ) can also offer substantial additional savings for certain projects.


Freelance translators will have free access to the technology, which combines vast glossaries with the most advanced tools for post-editing of machine translations, automated quality control and API-based integration with external systems. The technology was introduced at the Indiasoft conference in New Delhi as part of Skolkovo’s support of the Digital India initiative.


Another interesting opportunity we have is for Indian translators and language professionals. With the freelance version of they can use the best-in-class automation tools to increase their productivity and quality. Through our platform they can work directly with global customers without agencies or third parties involved. What is more, for them is and will always remain completely free. — says Anton Voronov, VP of Innovations of ABBYY Language Services.

To learn more about ABBYY SmartCAT visit the official website.


About ABBYY Language Services:

ABBYY Language Services is a global language technology partner and service provider.


ABBYY Language Services provides comprehensive language support to more than 2,500 companies worldwide and helps streamline multilingual content maintenance by means of translation workflow automation and cutting-edge linguistic solutions. The company’s solutions for translation automation include the SmartCAT.Pro cloud-based translation platform, Lingvo.Pro cloud-based terminology management solution, machine translation technologies and enterprise- or domain-specific MT engines, advanced crowdsourcing translation solutions, and much more.


The company’s advanced technological background is ensured by being a part of ABBYY Group (, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic products with more than 30 million users in over 150 countries and one of the largest global research centers for language technologies.


About the Skolkovo Foundation:

The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with an objective to accelerate transformation of Russia from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Center composed of companies and startups, developing innovative technologies (currently numbering over 1000), a Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Technology (Skoltech), a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together these entities will establish a vibrant ecosystem of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 30 world’s most successful corporations, including Boeing, Cisco Systems, EADS, GE, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, Nokia, Samsung etc. have already recognized the opportunity Skolkovo presents having signed R&D partnership agreements with the Foundation.


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