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Spoken Translation, Inc. will present at TAUS 2010 October 6, 2010 in Portland

Spoken Translation, Inc. will be presenting at the TAUS User Conference – an annual, non-sponsored event for translation automation, localization business innovation, and industry collaboration. TAUS 2010 will be held this year October 3-6 at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

Mark Seligman, Ph.D., STI’s CEO, will demo Converser for Healthcare and participate in a panel discussion on spoken language translation on Wednesday, October 6, 2010:

Speech Translation: Healthcare and Beyond

Mark Seligman, President, Spoken Translation, Inc.

Converser for Healthcare is potentially the first commercially available system for automatic speech-to-speech translation which enables wide-ranging healthcare conversations between English and Spanish speakers while maintaining acceptable and verifiable accuracy. A pilot project is now underway at a national US healthcare organization. Mark will provide a system demo, as well as discuss issues and prospects for speech translation, with special interest in upcoming mobile applications.

Spoken Translation Discussion Panel

Moderated by Andrew Joscelyne, Consultant, TAUS
Premkumar Natarajan and Mark Seligman respond to participant questions.

About TAUS
TAUS (Translation Automation User Society) is a think tank for the translation industry, undertaking research for buyers and providers of translation services and technologies.
Its mission is to increase the size and significance of the translation industry to help the world communicate better.
To meet this ongoing goal, TAUS supports entrepreneurs and principals in the translation industry to share and define new strategies through a comprehensive program of events, publications and communications.
TAUS’ strength lies in its members and partners, a community of users and providers of translation technologies and services. Since 2004 this dynamic and committed community has spearheaded improvements in the global translation industry ranging from improved technology adoption to service innovation and cross-industry collaboration.