Tilde CEO Andrejs Vasiļjevs presented at the Latvian ICT Association’s 15th annual conference, “Digital Single Market,” in Riga on December 5. Vasiļjevs's presentation was entitled “How to Overcome Language Barriers in the Digital Single Market,” highlighting the role of machine translation in this process.
Tilde will present its cutting-edge language technology solutions at the Vilnius Innovation Forum exhibition from December 4-6. Organized by the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy, the event will be officially unveiled by keynote speaker Sir Tim Berners-Lee, best known for inventing the World Wide Web.
Tilde’s Business Development Director, Indra Sāmīte, will give a presentation at the Nordic Translation Industry Forum in Stockholm on November 22, entitled “Translators Who Love MT and the MT They Love: A Machine Translation Case Study.”
Tilde CEO Andrejs Vasiļjevs participated in a luncheon meeting with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Riga, Latvia, on November 14. At the meeting, held during the Secretary General’s visit to Latvia, the participants discussed the role of the internet in promoting growth in contemporary society, among other issues.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves officially unveiled language technology developer Tilde’s machine translation system for Estonian at ICT 2013, Europe’s largest digital technology event, in Vilnius, Lithuania, on November 7.
President Ilves first tried Tilde’s system to machine-translate a phrase from Act 3, Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s Hamlet into Estonian: “Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer / The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune”.
Language technology developer Tilde presented its groundbreaking new machine translation technology LetsMT at the event ICT 2013: Create, Connect, Grow in Vilnius, Lithuania, from November 6-8. LetsMT performs significantly better than Google Translate for specialized documents and small languages, bridging the language barrier between nations and fostering the establishment of a digital single market.
On October 31, Tilde awarded the sixth annual Tālis Bērcis Commemorative Prize and Scholarship for a remarkable contribution to promoting computer science education and information society in Latvia. This year the prize was awarded to Oļegs Bojaruns, deputy director for computer science at the Daugavpils Russian Secondary School-Lyceum. Bojaruns was nominated for the prize by his colleagues in Daugavpils, a city in south-eastern Latvia.
End of October, Microsoft launched the new operating system Windows 8.1.
If you intend to move to Windows 8.1 by upgrading the operating system from the Windows Store, please note that Tildes Birojs 2014 keyboard layouts on your computer will be deleted before the upgrade. To get full support of your Tildes Birojs, please install the update available in the Update section of Tildes Birojs.
On October 16 and 17, the Global UNESCO Meeting of Experts on Ethical Aspects of Information Society will be held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. One of the initiators and organizers of this event is a representative of the Intergovernmental Council for the UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) from Latvia Mr. Andrejs Vasiļjevs, head of the IFAP Information Ethics Working Group and Latvian software development company Tilde.
Meet TILDE at Localization World, Silicon Valley 9.-11.Oct, 2013, the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management. Andrejs Vasiļjevs, cofounder and chairman of the board of Tilde, will participate as a speaker in two sessions TAUS MT.
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