NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Babylon.com, the world's leading provider of language learning solutions and single-click dictionary and translation software, has donated more than $440,000 worth of its software to hundreds of schools around the world since the launch, seven months ago, of its "Babylon in Every School" donation program.
The donation offers children and students the advantage of technology assistance, enabling access to Babylon's variety of languages, English writing enhancement, dictionaries and resources whilst giving them the opportunity to express themselves.
Contributing to education is extremely meaningful to Babylon and Babylon highlights the efforts of schools globally to modernize, while inspiring students to discover the world.
"Education and children are our top priority," said Alon Carmeli, Babylon's CEO. "Providing our language solution software is one of the many ways that Babylon reaches out to support schools worldwide."
"Our solutions bridge the gap of languages for millions worldwide," continues Carmeli, "bridging the language barriers improves communication and knowledge. We believe that Babylon's project will help today's youth and will impact their lives and futures in a positive manner as to become tomorrow's leaders."
Schools in numerous cities throughout the world are already enjoying the software donated by Babylon, schools in Prague (Czech Republic), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Kishinev (Moldova), Kiev (Ukraine), Mumbai (India), Aspley in Queensland (Australia), Nelson in Lancashire (UK), Sofia (Bulgaria), Rio De Janeiro (Brazil), Mexico City, Montreal (Canada) and more.
Babylon's dictionary and translation software offers results from over 1,600 sources in 75 different languages, provides access to premium dictionaries and encyclopedias from the world's most distinguished publishing houses, such as Oxford, Britannica, Merriam Webster, Pons, Duden, Larousse, and many more.
In addition, Babylon provides text and Webpage translation in 33 languages and delivers results in over 25 languages from Wikipedia.org
Babylon.com is a publicly traded company founded in 1997. The Company is a leading provider of language solutions such as online dictionary and translation software, translation services, language learning solutions, English writing enhancement and more. The Babylon.com user base exceeds 100 million desktop installations in more than 200 markets, supporting 75 languages.
For more information about Babylon, visit www.babylon.com