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AppTek Awarded Strategic U.S. Government Contract for Machine Translation in Support of U.S. Army

Department of the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Grounds (Belvoir Division) selects AppTek for $1.5M Contract for Machine Foreign Language Translation System (MFLTS).
Posted Aug 7, 2018
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AppTek, a speech recognition and machine translation provider, announced that the U.S. Army has chosen AppTek’s Machine Translation software, support, and engineering services for its digitized foreign language translation needs, following an open market bid for the best technical and value offering. The Army requires a stable platform that is trained to multiple linguistic domains and will apply AppTek’s technology in a variety of settings.

Using AppTek, the Army will benefit from accurate, automated translation to and from English and a breadth of other languages. AppTek’s continuous learning system, which integrates proprietary Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, will provide the Army with greater speed and accuracy of the translation, including custom vocabularies and dialects for each designated language.

The Army is a long-time leader in developing and deploying automated Machine Translation and language technologies for use in humanitarian relief, situational awareness, and defense-related missions. As such, their choice of AppTek attests to the world-class technology capabilities and value that AppTek delivers.

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