AIT Notices Industry Trend, Joins GALA
September 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsAdvanced International Translations (AIT), time-tested synergy of the hi-tech translation agency and user-friendly software development team, has become a member of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA). The decision of AIT management to be better represented in the translation industry association followed analysis showing that membership is usually specific to mature companies, which are ‘long-term players’ in the language translation market.
Being a supplier of efficiency tools for translation agencies and freelance translators, AIT is always interested in the needs of the language translation market. AIT’s GALA membership will help the company stay abreast of the latest information and news that matters to its customers. As of summer 2007, 32 member companies of GALA are using AIT software products, including nine members who have incorporated AIT project management software in their localization processes.
Founded in 2002 by 15 companies, GALA grew to more than 200 members in its first five years. Its more than 250 member companies span the globe with headquarters in Asia, Europe, Middle East, North and South America and Oceania. Members include: localization service providers, translation companies, globalization consultants, internationalization service providers, industry publications and language technology developers.
Advanced International Translations is a unique symbiosis of top translation and software development experts. Since its creation in 1998 AIT has released 7 popular accounting, word count, and project management software products for the translation industry (AnyCount: Word Count and Character Count Software, CATCount: Computer-Assisted Word Count Tool, ClipCount: Clipboard Character Count and Word Count Software, ExactSpent: Time Tracking Software, Projetex: Project Management Software for Translation Agencies, Translation Office 3000: Accounting Software for Freelance Translators, WinLexic: GUI to Microsoft® Glossaries) and has translated or localized several million words of source English texts into the Russian and Ukrainian languages. Projetex, project management software for translation agencies, the flagship product of AIT is now used by 100+ translation agencies around the world.
Web-site of Advanced International Translations: http://www.translation3000.com
GALA is an international non-profit association that promotes translation services, language technology and language management solutions. The member companies worldwide include translation companies, localization service providers, globalization consultants, internationalization specialists and technology developers. GALA companies share a commitment to quality, service, and innovation in helping clients reach global markets. The association gives members a common forum to discuss issues, create innovative solutions, promote the industry, and present a joint - and more powerful - voice within the industry and to the outside community. For more information about GALA visit www.gala-global.org