At the inaugural META Awards event taken place on June 27/28 in Budapest, Lucy Software and Services GmbH was awarded the META Seal of Recognition for Lucy LT. The META Seal of Recognition recognizes excellence in software, products, and services which actively contribute to the European Multilingual Information Society. The META Technology Council, a panel of 30 experts drawn from the European Language Technology landscape, recognizes the contribution Lucy LT makes to the European Multilingual Information Society.
META, the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance brings together researchers, commercial technology providers, private and corporate language technology users, language professionals and other information society stakeholders. META prepares the necessary ambitious joint effort towards furthering language technologies as a means towards realizing the vision of a Europe united as one single digital market and information space.
The META Seal of Recognition is awarded annually to select products and services which actively contribute to the initiative’s goals. This year is the first time the Seal of Recognition has been awarded at a special ceremony as part of META-FORUM 2011 held in Budapest, Hungary to coincide with, and as an official event of, the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.For more information see http://www.meta-net.eu