It is with joy that we share the news that the technology Text2Picto from our partners at KU Leuven has won the Language Industry Award for “Best Language Service 2015”.
The third edition of the annual Language Industry Awards (LIA) ceremony was held
on 16 March 2016 in Brussels, welcoming an array of diverse and dynamic international participants.
Text2Picto, co-developed by partners from University of Leuven and Thomas More translates words and sentences into pictograms in order to ease the understanding of text based communications, reducing the cognitive complexity of reading tasks for work documents, emails, web pages, chats, etc. You can read more about the Text2Picto here and have a play with a demo of the technology here.
De Taalsector selected the nominees across eight different categories from over 100 submissions. We sincerely thank everyone who demonstrated their support for the project, with nearly 700 votes and by 47% Text2Picto is declared the best language service of the year! We are so happy that the technology developed within our project has been recognised. This is a wonderful achievement and we offer our heartfelt congratulations. We look forward to millions of people in the European Union benefitting from symbol-related text as a means of written communication.