- Babylon Launches the Brand New Babylon 9 Giving Users Access to a
Translation Community, New Features Including Proofreading and More
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - Babylon.com, a world-leading provider of
language solutions (http://www.babylon.com/), today unveiled Babylon 9 - its latest dictionary and translation
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This new product delivers a revamped, redesigned product with a totally
different look and feel that offers a pioneering functionality of
interaction with a live translation community -the place for sharing
"For the past 13 years we have been and are still committed to the
language solutions market. Babylon 9 is a result of listening and
communicating with our 90 million registered users worldwide. The ease
of use of Babylon 9, and the ever growing need for language solutions,
will bring it to an even larger audience," Alon Carmeli, Babylon's CEO.
Babylon 9 brings the following new features and enhancements:
Babylon Live Translation Community NEW!
Babylon 9 enables participation in its large "Translation Community" of
native speakers and professional translators worldwide 24 hours a day!
Babylon Translation Community is a tool for users to interact, ask or
answer linguistic-related issues or questions related to translation
and writing styles.
Spelling and Proofreading NEW!
Babylon speller, grammar checker and proofreader are available to ensure
that nothing important has been omitted or skipped. This feature is
powered by Ginger Software, one of the leading contextual spell and
grammar checker on the market today.
Human Voice NEW!
The current version includes text-to-speech engine providing male and
female voices in over 18 languages.
New Refined User Interface NEW!
Babylon 9 has a new, clean and easy to use interface, which is simple
but yet with a sophisticated look.
More Languages, More Sources
The new product provides single-click translation in over 75 languages,
from some 2,000 information sources, which provide everything, from a
simple translation, currency conversion to professional glossaries and
Babylon 9 enables immediate translation of documents (MS Word, PDF,
Text, etc.), Web page and full text to and from 33 languages.
Leading Dictionary Titles
Babylon 9 delivers results from the world's premier publishing houses,
such as: Oxford, Britannica, Merriam Webster, Larousse, Pons, Duden,
Langenscheidt and many more.
Babylon.com is a publicly traded company founded in 1997. The Company is
a leading provider of language solutions such as online dictionary and
translation software, translation services, language learning
solutions, English writing enhancement and more. The Babylon.com user
base exceeds 90 million desktop installations in more than 200
countries and territories, supporting 75 languages.
For more information about Babylon, visit http://www.babylon.com
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