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Language Quick Facts There are over 7,097 living languages in the world. Papua New Guinea hosts over 840, or 11.8%, of these living languages, the highest amount of any one country on earth 1.1% of languages are spoken by 80% of the world’s population  There are over a hundred languages spoken by just 1 - 9 people, with 2,444 languages described as “threatened or worse” We’re kicking...

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ACL Conference-Berlin-August 7-12

We are delighted to announce we will be attending the annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) at Humboldt University in Berlin from August 7 - 12. The ACL conference is a key gathering of natural language processing (NLP) experts who push the field of computational linguistics forward. Carmen Heger, one of our Machine Translation Specialists, will be attending the conference in person, taking...

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8-Steps-to-MT-Success-Series-Introduction

Machine Translation is undoubtedly a complex technology. It’s rare to have software that can work so well in some cases, and yet struggle in others. This obviously presents a challenge to potential end users and buyers of MT who will naturally be asking “how likely is it that MT will work for my particular needs?”. It’s a question that we’ve had to answer on countless...

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LocWorld-32-–-Montreal-–-October-26-28

Iconic is heading to the 32nd edition of LocWorld in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from October 26 - 28 at the Hotel Bonaventure Montreal.  LocWorld is always a dynamic event, giving us the chance to catch up with our clients and partners, as well as seeing some new faces and making some new contacts. The conference program already features some big-name speakers from Microsoft, Salesforce, and...

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TAUS Annual Conference – Portland – October 24-25

We will be making our way to the TAUS Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, from October 24 - 25, which is being held this year at the Sentinel. The TAUS Annual Conference is always an interesting event with a huge number of informative talks, the "TAUS Game-Changer Innovation Awards," and much more. John Tinsley will be taking part in a panel hosted by Olga Beregovaya of WeLocalize on...

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On-the-road-with-Iconic’s-MT-Success-guide-at-AMTA-2016

  We are on the way to the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA) conference in Austin, Texas, from October 29 to November 2 at the Austin Hilton. The AMTA conference is a key gathering of machine translation researchers, businesses, and experts. With so much knowledge and expertise underneath one roof, AMTA promises to be a fantastic opportunity to share views on where machine translation...

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Talking-patent-and-neural-MT-at-EPO-Patent-Information-Conference-2016

  Iconic will be attending the annual European Patent Office Patent Information Conference (EPOPIC) in Madrid from November 8 - 10 at the Novotel Madrid Center. Automated patent translation is very important to us here at Iconic so we are always excited to attend the EPO's patent information conference. It's critical for us to keep up with the latest developments in the patent space in order to...

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Webinar-Registration-July-6th

Iconic Translation Machines Webinar Title: "Pulling back the curtain: how to assess the suitability of MT for your business" Date: July 6th 2016 Time: 10:00 (Eastern) / 15:00 (London) / 16:00 (Europe) Presenter: John Tinsley There are certain considerations that we need to take into account - both on a high level and a project level - before we can comfortably proceed with any given machine translation project. More...

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Dana Sheridan - QAA at Iconic Translation Machines

With the translation industry descending on Dublin in June for the LocWorld and TAUS events, as a local company we've been introducing you to some members of our team who have been letting you in on some secrets about the city. Next up in our "Meet the Team"  video series is Dana Sheridan from our Quality Control team. Dana is perfectly suited to quality assurance because,...

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