For Creole researchers

A. Vine avine at ENG.SUN.COM
Wed Dec 22 00:54:21 UTC 1999

I received the following announcement today:

D.1. CreoleScan released

Mason Integrated Technologies, Ltd. (MIT2), a software developer and service
provider specializing in language processing solutions for Creole languages,
has announced the successful completion of the Haitian Creole version of
CreoleScan, an optical character recognition software package. Used in
combination with the CreoleConvert orthography conversion software, also
created by MIT2, this software is a language technology solution for those
working with Haitian Creole texts.

The versions of CreoleScan and CreoleConvert for the Martinican,
Guadeloupean, Reunionese, Maritian, Seychellois, St. Lucian and Dominican
French are currently under development. These products will soon be made
available to publishers, universities, schools and education systems,
bilingual education projects, government agencies and translators as part of
a comprehensive service contract package.

Mason Integrated Technologies Ltd., PO Box 181015, Boston, MA 02118 USA,
617-247-8885, Fax: 617-262-8923, E-mail: mit2usa at, Web:

Andrea Vine, avine at
Sun-Netscape Alliance i18n architect
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