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What’s New in Highlight 7.2

This latest version of Highlight has significant enhancements for government linguists and translators that use this Microsoft Office plug-in to translate and standardize names between English and non-Latin languages—Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Pashto, and Russian.

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Highlight Program Managers Meeting – Nov 2014

Save the Date! November 19, 2014 What: Basis Technology Highlight Program Managers Meeting When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 (0830 – 1130) Lunch will be provided. Where: First floor conference room, 2553 Dulles View Drive, Herndon, VA 20171 Classification: Unclassified Who should attend: Managers and users of Highlight and other Basis Technology products and IT professionals […]

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Supporting Collaboration Across the Intelligence Community – Signal Magazine

SIGNAL Magazine, an AFCEA publication exploring trends and techniques in defense, intelligence and global security technology, wrote an excellent article discussing how Basis Technology’s HIGHLIGHT software is helping the Intelligence Community (IC) put names in standard spelling so they are easier to find and connect. What struck me was the the notion of how important […]

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Highlight 5 Release Brings Translation of Names from Pashto to English

Highlight 5’s Transliteration Assistant translates a name in Pashto to English, according to the IC standard. For the government intelligence community, the recent release of Highlight version 5 is a huge productivity boost for linguists and analysts working with the languages of Afghanistan, Iran, and the Middle East—Arabic, Pashto, Dari, and Farsi. Transliteration Assistant, the flagship component […]

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U.S. Government Turns to Basis Technology for Arabic & Afghan Name Translation

The Highlight language analysis suite standardizes translation of foreign names into English, enhancing collaboration among government agencies Cambridge—July 12, 2011—Basis Technology today announced that the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has licensed its Highlight language analysis suite for use throughout the defense and intelligence community. This multi-year license allows hundreds of analysts to quickly and consistently translate […]

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Arabic and Afghan Name Translation Software 
Improves Intelligence Analysis

Software suite facilitates inter-agency collaboration; 
meets federally mandated intelligence standards Cambridge—June 8, 2011—A crucial tool for U.S. intelligence agencies charged with translating foreign languages vital to national security was unveiled today by Basis Technology. The Highlight language analysis suite version 4.0 quickly and consistently translates the names of people and places from Arabic script to English, […]

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