lingoking wins the “Innovationspreis IT” 2012 at CeBIT
Hannover, 9 March 2012 – As part of CeBIT, Initiative Mittelstand (Initiative for Medium Enterprises) awards the Munich start-up lingoking with the Innovationspreis IT 2012 in the "Communication" category. The innovative product, lingoking voice, offers companies and private customers the possiblity of introducing professional telephone interpreters in over 60 languages into the conversation within minutes via the fully automatic online platform. The telephone conference is billed by the minute. Whether in an emergency situation on holiday or an important conversation with a business partner in a foreign country: lingoking voice offers an easy-to-use and affordable alternative to on-site interpreters.
Since 2004, Initiative Mittelstand has been awarding the Innovationspreis IT for IT products and solutions from small and medium-sized businesses. The prizes are now distributed in over 40 categories.
lingoking is the universal online market place for language services and connects people with a professional interpreter or translator within minutes. Every year, lingoking translates over 9 million words, interprets over 6,000 hours on location and more than 9,500 minutes over the telephone, for more than 4,400 customers from all over the world. More than 5,100 registered interpreters and translators in over 840 cities are employed by lingoking. lingoking has its headquarters in Munich and a subsidiary company in the Czech Republic.