Capita Translation and Interpreting shortlisted for MEN Tech Awards

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted in 2 categories at the inaugural Manchester Evening News (MEN) Tech Awards!

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These new awards celebrate the businesses, organisations and individuals across Greater Manchester using new technologies and digital innovation to drive business forward.

At Capita TI our mission is to combine innovative people, process and technology, to enable our customers to communicate with anyone, anywhere.

Our 2 technology platforms, SmartMATE and LiveLINK, continue to change the way we communicate, develop and deliver our language services to our customers and beyond.

SmartMATE – best use of machine learning and AI category


SmartMATE - Capita Translation and Interpreting shortlisted for MEN Tech Awards

Our machine translation technology SmartMATE has been shortlisted in the Best Use of Machine Learning and AI category.

Our SmartMATE machine translation engines are built with neural networks using ‘deep learning’ to customise translation output for customers in both the public and commercial sectors. These engines are trained and tailored for separate industries – medical, technological, legal or financial for example – and can even be tailored for individual clients.

By integrating machine translation, the overall process is enhanced, improving turnaround times and driving down costs for our customers. SmartMATE creates better outcomes for businesses around the world, allowing them to venture into new, global markets, delivering multilingual content to their international audiences quickly, securely and within budget.

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LiveLINK – best use of technology category


LiveLINK - Capita Translation and Interpreting shortlisted for MEN Tech Awards

LiveLINK, a remote interpreting platform, connects our customers to an interpreter via mobile app, web browser or telephone. The LiveLINK platform caters for 170 languages and has an average connection time of 15 seconds. Through LiveLINK, we can deliver multilingual communication to our corporate customers globally, as well as to Police Forces and NHS Trusts throughout the UK.

LiveLINK uses app technology, a cloud-based platform and a global network of professional interpreters to provide reliable language services on-demand. Via LiveLINK, interpreting services are now accessible to a broader audience than ever before, at a speed, quality, and affordability that is unmatched.

Many public sector organisations deal with urgent situations where timing is crucial. In these pressing circumstances, remote interpreting can be used to remarkable effect. LiveLINK creates better outcomes for NHS staff & police officers, quickly breaking down any language barriers, in the touch of a button.

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The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 18th July at Manchester Runway Visitor Park.

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As well as being a self-confessed language geek and baking fanatic, Fiona is the Digital Marketing Manager at Capita Translation and Interpreting. When she's not writing blogs, she often dreams of touring France one patisserie at a time.

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