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Babels and News Rig - Multilingual Journalism Workflows

A prototype workflow for reversioning content into multiple languages, and controlling an on demand multilingual news service.

Hypothesis

A prototype workflow for reversioning content into multiple languages, and controlling an on demand multilingual news service.

Using language technology and web-based workflow, we are building an application called Alto to produce daily video bulletins in multiple languages, firstly in Japanese, and later in Russian.

Background

This project is a merger of 2 strands of work: Babels (using speech synthesis to generate audio tracks) and NewsRig (web app workflow for News curation).

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Results

  • This project led directly to another project - Alto (link above).

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