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Press Release

Mont Vernon, NH — April 8, 1998

Native Alpha versions of Dashes™ hyphenation and PassWord™ spell checking to be used in Alpha version of QuarkXPress™.

Circle Noetic Services, Inc. completed a port of Dashes hyphenation and PassWord spell checking products to DEC Alpha Windows NT platform. The products will be used in the upcoming DEC Alpha version of industry standard QuarkXPress page layout software. The Alpha is a next generation 64-bit RISC processor operating at speeds of 300-500 MHz. QuarkXPress is the first publishing software ported to the Alpha platform and we at Circle Noetic Services are happy to be breaking this new ground with Quark.

Product features

PassWord is available with 15 language dictionaries: Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Dutch (new orthography), English (US), English (UK), French, German, German (new orthography), Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Swiss-German. PassWord includes a spelling correction routine that suggests spelling corrections based on visual or phonetic derivations of the misspelled word.

Dashes is based on a powerful hyphenation algorithm that is fast and very accurate. Dashes returns over 98.5% of all possible hyphen points and is well over 99% accurate in all available languages. Dashes is accurate in hyphenating compound words in Germanic languages (German, Icelandic, Norwegian, Dutch, Swedish and Danish), and in other compounding languages such as Finnish and Hungarian.

Dashes is available in 32 languages: Albanian, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German (old & new orthography), Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian (Bokmel & Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss-German, Turkish, Ukrainian. Estonian and Maltese are under development.


About Circle Noetic Services, Inc.

Founded in late 1984 by a group of MIT linguists and computer scientists, Circle Noetic Services, Inc. is a leading developer of natural language processing software.

Products

PassWord™ is available with 15 language dictionaries: Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Dutch (new orthography), English (US), English (UK), French, German, German (new orthography), Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Swiss-German. PassWord includes a spelling correction routine that suggests spelling corrections based on visual or phonetic derivations of the misspelled word.

Dashes™ is based on a powerful hyphenation algorithm that is fast and very accurate. Dashes returns over 98.5% of all possible hyphen points and is well over 99% accurate in all available languages. Dashes is accurate in hyphenating compound words in Germanic languages (German, Icelandic, Norwegian, Dutch, Swedish and Danish), and in other compounding languages such as Finnish and Hungarian.

Dashes is available in 32 languages: Albanian, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German (old & new orthography), Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian (Bokmel & Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Swiss-German, Turkish and Ukrainian.

How to get in touch

For more information, contact:

Circle Noetic Services, Inc.
5 Pine Knoll Drive
Mont Vernon, NH 03057

(603) 283-6462 /voice/

(603) 672-8025 /fax/

e-mail: Admin@CircleNoetics.com
web: www.CircleNoetics.com

Pricing & Licensing

For pricing and licensing information

Call CNS at (603) 283-6462

or E-mail Admin@CircleNoetics.com


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