Lionbridge Selected to Present GeoFluent Real Time Translation at 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

    Lionbridge Selected to Present GeoFluent Real Time Translation at 2012
                    Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Attendees Learn How to Win in Global Markets as Microsoft Launches New
Microsoft Translator Hub and Showcases GeoFluent for User Generated Content
and Online Support

PR Newswire

TORONTO, July 11, 2012

TORONTO, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.  (Nasdaq:
LIOX), a leading provider of translation solutions today announced that it has
been selected to present at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC)
during Microsoft's session "Gateway to a Gold Mine: Winning the Global Market
with the Latest Breakthrough from Microsoft Translator Cloud Services" taking
place Wednesday July 11th at 2:00 pm.

In the session Lionbridge executives will present how the Company is using
Microsoft Translator Hub, a breakthrough new translation technology being
launched at WPC, to expand its GeoFluent real-time translation offering.
Session attendees will learn how to use this cloud-based translation offering
to:

  oOpen up new commercial opportunities in any vertical that has multilingual
    customers or content
  oIncrease reach in local markets worldwide by engaging customers and
    prospects instantly in the language of their choice
  oReduce support costs by allowing English-speaking employees and agents to
    interact and support customers across the globe instantly in their native
    language
  oEnhance customer satisfaction by  providing multilingual online
    communities and forums where customers and partners can help support each
    other regardless of language or geography.
  oImprove SEO in global markets by generating rich and locally-relevant
    online community content across geographies

"Lionbridge has done a remarkable job with GeoFluent," said Vikram Dendi,
director of product management and strategy at Microsoft Research. "This is a
great example of how a company can harness the power of the Microsoft
Translator Hub to create a high quality and customized translation offering
for their customers."

Lionbridge GeoFluent is an on-demand translation platform that integrates
Lionbridge's cloud-based language customization solutions with market-leading
statistical machine translation engines, including Microsoft Translator.
GeoFluent delivers significant value for enterprises that require quality,
real-time translation of user-generated content such as enterprise social
communities, forum discussions and online chat sessions. 

"We look forward to showcasing GeoFluent at this widely-attended event so that
Microsoft partners can see the benefits of integrated, customized machine
translation solutions that enable them to take their online applications
global and effectively engage and support customers in global markets," Joe
Fiorentino, Vice President and General Manager of Global Software Products,
Lionbridge. "In this session Microsoft partners will see first-hand how they
can use GeoFluent to quickly and easily customize the Microsoft Translator
engine through the Translator Hub and gain a fully integrated translation
solution to address a broad array of end markets and applications, including
global app store distribution. From proactive multilingual chat to global
support forums, real-time translation offers powerful benefits for ISVs and
the enterprises they serve. "

About Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference provides Microsoft's partner
community with access to key marketing and business strategies, leadership,
and information regarding specific customer solutions designed to help
partners succeed in the marketplace. Along with informative learning
opportunities covering sales, marketing, services and technology, the
Worldwide Partner Conference is an ideal setting for partners to garner
valuable knowledge from their peers and from Microsoft. The 2012 Microsoft
Worldwide Partner Conference will be held in Toronto on July 8-12, 2012. More
information can be found at http://www.digitalwpc.com and on the Partner
Network home page at http://microsoftpartnernetwork.com.

About Lionbridge

Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase
international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage
their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud
technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 120,000 professional
cloud workers, we provide translation, online marketing, global content
management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand
consistency, local relevancy and technical integrity across all touch points
of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains
solution centers in 26 countries. To learn more, visit
http://www.lionbridge.com.

CONTACT: Sara Buda, +1-781-434-6190, sara.buda@lionbridge.com

SOURCE Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.lionbridge.com
 
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