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Language Weaver CEO Says Professional Translators Are Using Software-based Statistical Translation to Expand Business

Language Service Providers Are Leveraging Company's Software Translation Platform for Speed, Volume and Accuracy

In Berlin for Localization World, a global conference that focuses on translation and localization, Language Weaver CEO Mark Tapling said today that the future is bright for Language Service Providers (LSPs) who embrace statistical machine translation as a tool to greatly expand business and increase margins.

Language Weaver is a leader in high-speed, software-based translation for the enterprise. Unlike competitors that use conventional rule-based methods of machine translation, Language Weaver’s platform uses proprietary statistical processes to rapidly produce high volume, highly accurate translations.

“The Language Weaver value proposition consists of three key elements – speed, volume and accuracy,” said Tapling. “Language Service Providers (LSPs) share the same goals – and so we’re able to provide great value to our LSP partners.”

In an audio interview that is available for listening and download from Language Weaver’s blog at, Tapling said that there simply aren’t enough human translators in the marketplace to keep up with demand.

“With our technology we continue to broaden the amount of content that is translated,” said Tapling. ”However, the human linguist will always have a high value-add role to play in the process.”

Tapling said that The LSP space has always been very competitive, with “razor thin” margins, but that LSPs can use Language Weaver to bid and compete for translation projects that previously would have been out of reach.

“We are making our LSP partners more competitive across a larger number of projects that previously would have been too expensive for them to take on, said Tapling. “We have LSP partners who are doing extremely high volumes of translation in a very accurate fashion while enjoying better margins and delivering more competitive prices to their customers.“

About Language Weaver, Inc.

Language Weaver was founded in 2002 to commercialize a unique approach to automatic language translation using proprietary statistical translation algorithms that resulted from research and development at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (USC/ISI). Language Weaver’s translation systems produce fluent, natural sounding translations and save customers money and time through automation of the translation process. Learn more at

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