12planet And Worldlingo Tackle Multilingual Tattle

12Planet and WorldLingo collaborate to pioneer real time, multilingual online chat and web conferences

WorldLingo, the specialist online translation services company, has joined forces with 12Planet, a leading provider of communication and interaction technology, to produce multilingual online chat and web conferencing solutions. The new solutions allow people to communicate with one another instantly in ten different languages.

Instant translations across English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Russian languages will be supported in 12Planet's chat and conferencing solutions. 12Planet will market these solutions to large and small corporations across the world. Over 500 large corporations worldwide in over 20 countries, including ISPs, telcos, Internet portals and universities have already chosen 12Planet solutions.

Phil Scanlan, Chairman WorldLingo said, "Non-English speakers now outnumber native English speakers on the Internet. At the same time, online chat and web conferencing have become a popular means of communication. As a result, we recognized a clear opportunity to use our expert language translation services in this area. 12Planet was an obvious choice of partner for us because the company is already a leading and established global player with many satisfied blue chip customers. We feel confident that through our work with 12Planet we can help individuals in leading organizations to communicate more effectively via online chat and web conferencing, regardless of language barriers."

Lei Jin, technical director, 12Planet said, "We were looking for a solution that would make it easy for us to add an instant multilingual dimension to the instant messaging and web conference applications that we develop for our customers. WorldLingo's expertise in translation services will complement our own communications technology expertise perfectly. By combining our competencies we will help companies to save years of development work and get a reliable communications solution to market in an extremely short time frame."


About WorldLingo

WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions. The company's services range from cost effective machine translation solutions, to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization. A global network of over 5,000 professional translators produces human translations. WorldLingo also offers unique, real-time translation solutions for two-way email and instant messaging. These solutions make it easy for businesses and professionals to interact with internal and external multilingual audiences anywhere in the world. By combining accurate and cost effective translation, WorldLingo is taking great strides towards breaking down language barriers in the world of commerce.

WorldLingo produces thousands of translations every day. Clients include AT&T, Sony, Eli Lilly, Belkin, Cadbury Schweppes, Qualcomm, Priceline, and Tribal DDB. WorldLingo is also an official supplier of translation services to the European Union. In addition, Microsoft has integrated WorldLingo's technology into Office XP and Word 2002. WorldLingo is a global organisation with offices in the US, Australasia and Europe.

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