Asia Online is a privately owned company backed by individual investors and institutional venture capital. Its corporate headquarters are in Singapore, and it has significant operations in Bangkok, Thailand, with R&D activities throughout Asia and expanding sales operations in Europe and North America.
Asia Online has developed technology that enables near-human quality mass translation of text across more than 500 language pairs. The technology is currently being deployed to assist enterprises and language service providers translate large amounts of information into their preferred languages and translate millions of pages of open content into local languages absolutely free to help eliminate information poverty in countries which are under served by such content.
Asia Online won the Red Herring Global 100 Award for “Most Promising Technology Startups” in January 2009 and was noted recently by Gartner in their report entitled “Cool Vendors in Emerging Technologies, 2009”
Asia Online’s unique services are enabling people to transcend language as a barrier to knowledge by increasingly providing unrivaled access to the limitless store of English-language content on the Internet, in their language of choice.
Asia Online's primary focus is to deliver huge amounts of content in local languages. In doing so it has created a core technological infrastructure that enables massive translation projects to be undertaken. Asia Online is working with language service providers and publishers with its unique infrastructure that facilitates the ongoing evolution of real time corrective improvements that aims to deliver machine translation quality that is second to none.