Monday, November 29, 2010
Babylon’s dictionary and translation software available to K-12 schools and their students free of charge.
“Our solutions bridge the gap of languages for more than 80 million people worldwide,” said Alon Carmeli, Babylon’s CEO. “Our generation’s mission is to leverage the internet and technology in order to make it a better world for the younger generation. Bridging the language barriers improves communication and knowledge. We believe that Babylon’s project will help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders.”
Babylon’s dictionary and translation software offers results from more than 1,500 sources in 75 different languages. It provides access to dictionaries and encyclopedias from some of the world’s most distinguished publishing houses, such as Oxford, Britannica, Merriam Webster, Pons, Duden, Larousse, and more. In addition, Babylon provides full text and web page translation in 33 languages and delivers results in more than 25 languages from Wikipedia.org, the company says. http://www.babylon.com/k12-program.html