Yamli Wins “Best Web Technology Award”

| May 15, 2008 | comment 9 Comments

YamliPress Release: Online tool that enables the transliteration of Arabic using English characters wins prestigious web award

Yamli.com wins “best Web technology award” within year of launch

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – May 14th, 2008 — Language Analytics, LLC, a software startup, has won “Best Web Technology Award” during the 4th Year Pan Arab Web Awards 2008 (http://www.panarabwebawards.org) for its flagship website, Yamli.com. Yamli allows users to convert transliterated text back into Arabic characters, facilitating access to and the development of Arabic content.

The Pan Arab Web Awards aim to promote the innovative spirit of the web while recognizing the accomplishments of its community members. The competition received an unprecedented number of registrants from the Middle East region, including new entrants from Bahrain, Kuwait, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. The awards ceremony was held on 26 April 2008 at Burj Al Arab, Dubai.

According to co-founder Imad Jureidini, “We are very honored to receive this year’s Best Web Technology Award. This is a recognition, not only of the technological breakthrough that Yamli represents, but also of the Arabic web’s need for such technology.”

Yamli’s patent-pending solution converts the user’s input into Arabic as the user types. To maximize usability, Yamli accepts a variety of phonetic spellings and generates a list of suggested matches. Over time, Yamli will recognize popular patterns of spelling and word selection, increasing its accuracy.

Co-founder Habib Haddad says: “Today, the Arabic language represents less than 0.5% of the content on the Internet. Our mission at Yamli is to empower the Arabic language on the web. We are going to continue to increase that percentage to a much higher number.”

You can view Yamli at www.yamli.com.

About Language Analytics LLC

Language Analytics LLC, a software startup based in Cambridge, MA, specializes in smart transliteration technologies for Arabic and other languages. For more information, visit our website, at www.yamli.com/about/.

  • http://blog.sweetestmemories.com Qwaider قويدر

    They totally Deserve it

    Congratulation Yamli team … Congratulations on a very well deserved award!

  • http://blog.sweetestmemories.com Qwaider قويدر

    They totally Deserve it

    Congratulation Yamli team … Congratulations on a very well deserved award!

  • http://twffaha.com Ashraf Mansoor

    Undoubtedly, Yamli deserved the award with its creative, simple solution. It is nice to see PanArabAwards awarded to a young startup congratulation to the people at Yamli.

    Ashraf
    Founder @ Twffaha.com

  • http://twffaha.com Ashraf Mansoor

    Undoubtedly, Yamli deserved the award with its creative, simple solution. It is nice to see PanArabAwards awarded to a young startup congratulation to the people at Yamli.

    Ashraf
    Founder @ Twffaha.com

  • http://www.mediastow.com/ Mohamed Elzubeir

    It most certainly is an elegant solution to an underestimated problem. It is without a doubt, a brilliant concept.

    I wish they would provide other options for searches in addition to Google. Perhaps araby.com as well?

  • http://www.mediastow.com/ Mohamed Elzubeir

    It most certainly is an elegant solution to an underestimated problem. It is without a doubt, a brilliant concept.

    I wish they would provide other options for searches in addition to Google. Perhaps araby.com as well?

  • http://NoMemorySpace.wordpress.com slim

    congrats to yamli.
    but… look at the complete list of winners :

    http://markkit.net/archive/www.panarabwebawards.org_winner08.shtml.html?s=u5m2t08eimn0csd8gf39s4u7d2

    there must be 100 winners, no kidding :)

    I think it’s not a really serious competition. I mean there is even a prize called “Best Website Built on Microsoft Technology”. It’s just like every website built in 2008 in the arab world has won :)

  • http://markkit.net Slim Amamou

    congrats to yamli.
    but… look at the complete list of winners :

    http://markkit.net/archive/www.panarabwebawards.org_winner08.shtml.html?s=u5m2t08eimn0csd8gf39s4u7d2

    there must be 100 winners, no kidding :)

    I think it’s not a really serious competition. I mean there is even a prize called “Best Website Built on Microsoft Technology”. It’s just like every website built in 2008 in the arab world has won :)

  • andylock

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