SDL Partners With Capax Global to Launch Sonic Extractor With<br/>Automated SDL Translation | Metaglossia: The Translation World | Scoop.it

MAIDENHEAD, UNITED KINGDOM AND MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY, Dec 17, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- SDL UK:SDL +9.58% , a leader in Customer Experience Management, and Capax Global, a leader in mobile systems integration, have today announced the launch of Sonic Extractor, a robust speech-to-text digital signal processing (DSP) appliance with automated translation, powered by SDL. Sonic Extractor will make market-leading translation more widely available than ever before.

Multinational companies are developing even greater volumes of multimedia content, and there is a growing requirement to translate this content into more languages than ever. The number of languages customers are asking SDL to translate has increased by 115 percent in the last five years. These trends are driving demand for technology that can make multimedia and audio content local, relevant and contextualized as brands look to engage with audiences in their preferred language and deliver a positive customer experience.

Capax Global's Sonic Extractor can convert live or pre-recorded audio or video assets in multiple languages into text in real time. By integrating SDL's leading machine translation technology, any multimedia content can then be translated instantly with a 90+ percent accuracy rate.

"We're extremely excited about this partnership. By embedding SDL's machine translation technology, the new Sonic Extractor has dramatically opened up the market and will make fast, accurate translation accessible to a much wider audience," said John Baiocco, CEO of Capax Global. "We were looking for a high-quality and fast translation solution that could cater to a global audience, and SDL's machine translation technology ticked all of the boxes."