Language services partnership brings Huawei's smart tech to every corner of the world
17 March 2017
Posted by: IOE&IT News
Global language service provider, and IOE&IT corporate member, thebigword has been chose by Chinese tech giant Huawei to help deliver smart, wearable technology to a global audience.
thebigword has a strong history of work with Huawei, cooperating with the Shenzen-based company for over a decade.
Huawei has invested heavily in smart phone and a new line of wearable tech including, fitness trackers and its new smartwatch, the Watch2.
Their partnership with thebigword will see the language service provider delivering support for Huawei’s tech portfolio in over 20 main languages, helping Huawei reach into new markets as well as delivering the best experience to existing consumers.
thebigword are industry-renowned as leaders in delivering language support for tech firms in Silicon Valley, London and Europe – this is their first major deal with one of China’s biggest home-grown technology and ICT firms.
Larry Gould, CEO of thebigword said:
“Thebigword is expanding rapidly in China and I’m thrilled that we’ll be working with Huawei to help them to deliver their new wearables range in dozens of languages. We’ve a strong history of working together, we know that consumers are much more likely to engage with companies who talk to them in their own language and I’m confident that our expertise will help Huawei to do just that with this new range.
“One of the reasons for our continued success with other global tech companies and now in China as well is the investment we’ve made in our in-house software portfolio, allowing seamless integration between our systems and those of our partner businesses. It means that translation can happen faster than ever before and crucially, products can be delivered to market on a global scale faster than ever before, a key advantage for any company but most especially those in such a competitive industry.”
thebigword is one of the largest interpreting and translation services provider in Europe and is in the top 15 language companies in the world. It works with a range of major Government departments, including the Ministry of Justice and the NYC Department of Education, as well as blue chip companies and brands on a global scale.
The company has 9 offices around the world, employs 600 staff and has more than 14,000 linguists.
thebigword’s innovative technology can identify and connect people to the appropriate interpreter in more than 250 languages in under 30 seconds. The company handles 1,000,000 minutes of telephone interpreting a month and 17,000 face to face meetings, as well as a billion words of translation.
For more information about thebigword, visit http://www.thebigword.com/