Language software business analyzes Tweets for companies

Major hotel chains, credit card companies — even the federal government — are using a Boca Raton company to analyze Tweets and other online content.

LinguaSys offers software that can translate and interpret online content in 17 languages: English, Arabic, traditional and simplified Chinese, German, French, Hebrew, Japanese, Malay, Spanish, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese and Urdu.

For a European customer who collects restaurant and hotel reviews, LinguaSys analyzes customer comments to see whether they’re happy with the food or service.

For the Department of Defense, LinguaSys receives specific requests for online searches such as items about “immigration” in Spanish, which it translates into English.

After nearly three years in a startup incubator, the company recently moved to its own office in Boca Raton and is preparing for further expansion.

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Read more | sun-sentinel.com/business

Posted on June 11, 2014 in Field of translation

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