SYSTRAN’s translation technology to provide web translation to AOL and Compuserver users

Paris, November 6, 2000
SYSTRAN today announce an agreement under which its translation technology will be available as a new resource for millions of AOL and CompuServe users, providing these users with real-time translations of Web content and text.

Under the agreement, SYSTRAN’s translation service will be available through AOL’s Research and Learn Channel and CompuServe’s Research Channel, enabling members of both services to translate foreign text and web content in real-time gaining instant results. The Systran Translation Service will offer translations for the five most commonly used languages – English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. The walls of the language barrier have come tumbling down through Systran’s Translation, now available on both AOL and CompuServe, allowing millions of children and adults to communicate with friends and family and to understand new information in different languages,” states Dimitrios Sabatakakis, President and CEO for SYSTRAN Group. ” We are proud to have our technology so easily available to the largest audiences on the Internet”.


SYSTRAN develops and markets the world’s most scalable translation architecture designed for Internet, corporate and individual use. SYSTRAN’s core technology features products for the Internet infrastructure that contribute towards promoting communication in more than 30 language combinations and 20 specialized domains. SYSTRAN has been a leader in machine translation technology and applications for more than 30 years, developing products for the U.S. intelligence community, the European Union and Fortune 500 companies.

SYSTRAN’s software runs on Linux and all Unix platforms and also on MS Windows.

Headquartered in France, SYSTRAN has offices in Paris, San Diego, California, and in Luxembourg. For the latest information, visit

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