Free Urdu language technology services have been released by the Center for Language Engineering (CLE), AlKhawarizmi Institute of Computer Science, UET.
. Users can access these web-services
online and technology developers can integrate these directly from their applicationsusing the APIs provided. The services include the following:
- Urdu Speech Recognition
- Urdu Text to Speech Synthesis
- English-Urdu Speech Translation
- Urdu Optical Character Recognition
- Roman to Urdu Text Conversion
- Urdu Text Summarization
- Urdu Language Identification
- Urdu Spell Checking
- Urdu Content Profanity Estimation
- Urdu Keyword Extraction
- Urdu Domain Identification
- Urdu POS Checking
These services aim to promote the development and use of Urdu language-basedinformation and communication technology. Such technology in the local languagespromises a wider access for Pakistanis, allowing for their socio-economic benefit.
CLE conducts R&D in linguistic and computational aspects of languages, specificallythose spoken in Pakistan. This work has been supported by Higher EducationCommission and Ignite National Technology Fund of Pakistan.
Originally published at cle.org