Lingsoft arranged a Docker and API workshop for beginners as part of our "Microservices at Your Service" project. Filip Ginter and Juhani Luotolahti from Turku NLP group assisted Lingsoft's Sebastian Andersson with the workshop presentations. The workshop is targeted at people interested in speech and language technology development who are beginners at REST API and Docker. The whole workshop was recorded and can be watched here.
Lingsoft has made their set of Nordic NLP tools available on the European Language Grid (ELG).
The goal of the ELG platform is to become the primary platform for European language technology and to provide an easy way to integrate language technology in other solutions.
The ELG provides access to hundreds of commercial and non-commercial language technologies for all European languages, including both tools and services, as well as data sets and resources.
The US-based CSA Research has published its list of the 100 largest language service companies for the 17th time. Lingsoft has been on the list for ten consecutive years with a ranking of 66 this year. We are the only Finnish company to make it onto the list.
Lingsoft has signed agreements with the City of Turku for translations into English and Swedish, video subtitling, and medical transcription services. The agreements entered into force in the summer of 2021. The total value of the agreements is over 450,000 euros.
The Europe Forum in Turku is organised for the fourth time from 25 to 27 August 2021. This year’s theme is “Towards the Future of Europe”. The forum brings together people from different areas of life: policy makers, non-governmental organisations, industry, social partners, experts, and citizens.
The U.S.-based consultancy firm Nimdzi published their report on the world's hundred biggest language service companies for 2021. The report is based on surveys and financial data published by the companies. Lingsoft is the only Finnish company included in this report on the one hundred biggest language service providers in the world. Lingsoft has maintained its position in the TOP100 list for several consecutive years.
Lingsoft assists the Finnish Parliament's Records Office in remote work using a speech recognition service
In the beginning of April, Lingsoft had the pleasure of starting a unique cooperation: We will help the experts at Parliament's Records Office to work remotely with Lingsoft's speech recognition service! Due to the exceptional circumstances, the Records Office has started working remotely, and Lingsoft is offering speech recognition services to the Records Office until the end of June.
The European Parliament has awarded Lingsoft Language Services Oy the main contracts for translation services into Finnish and Swedish as well as a secondary contract for translation services into Danish. The value of the contracts totals over 10 million euros.