" ICT "

  • eLearning Africa launches the annual Through your Lens Photo Competition

    The eLearning Africa Through your Lens Photo Competition is back this year for its seventh edition, promoted by the eLearning Africa 2016 conference. Under the theme of ‘ICT Vision for Africa’, budding photographers are invited to submit pictures depicting how ICTs are improving relationships between family, group or country members in Africa. eLearning and photography […]

  • The suspense is killing me

    “Those most often left behind are language minorities. Keeping the promise of the MDGs requires a new understanding of the critical role of language in human development. Because there can be no true development without linguistic development, only by putting language at the centre of development can we close the gaps and meet key targets […]

  • Smart Technologies, Smart Translations: Languages & The Media Call for Proposals is now open!

    New technologies are facilitating the creation and dissemination of new forms of content. In a world where multilingualism is becoming the norm, these changes raise new challenges on media producers, distributors, consumers and translators. Simultaneously, advances in ICT continually bring innovative translation tools and services to the market. As the flow of content increases, so […]

  • Facebook steigt in Spracherkennung ein

    Das Soziale Netzwerk Facebook übernimmt mit „Mobile Technologies“ ein Unternehmen, dessen App „Jibbigo“ auf die Erkennung und Übersetzung von Sprachen spezialisiert ist. Mit Hilfe dieser Software und einem Smartphone ist es Nutzern möglich eingesprochene Wörter und Sätze in eine von 25 möglichen Sprachen direkt in Text- oder Audioform übersetzen zu lassen. Der Facebook-Mitarbeiter Tom Stocky […]