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Enrolled for an Exciting New Project

Just in time for the second half of the business year we received the mandate for a new, super-exciting data engineering project. Scheduled to run well into the first quarter of 2020, we will provide hands-on support to our client’s data science team. With an annual revenue of well over 1 bn Euros, our client ranks among the leading producers of adhesive materials worldwide. We are very much looking forward to this collaboration with one of Germany’s most renowned brands!

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Yippee! ZIM Funding for our ADAPI Project

All’s well that ends well! After a lengthy and certainly somewhat intense application period we received notice today that funding for our first ZIM grant application in the context of our ZIM Netzwork Morpheus has finally been approved. Funding has been granted for our ADAPI project aiming to collect and analyse spoken dialogue between doctor and patient in ophthalmological examinations. Over a period of two years LangTec will implement the semantic analysis of textualised dialogue segments as well as the integration of relevant clinical details into the hospital information system. We greatly look forward to collaboratig with our project partners Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT), Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology  (IDMT) and the Klaus Heimann Eye Research Institute (KHERI) of the Sulzbach Eye Hospital.

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Course Set for Party

Stubbornly resisting all discouragement from weather forecasts emitted by a pessimistic array of weather apps the unwavering LangTec team set out shortly after midday for this year’s summer team event. Roaming Hamburg’s water ways a bunch of intrepid seafarers meandered under speckled skies intermingled with sunny spells just to find a bunch of squeamish clouds unload their content in the very second the bold crew had stepped ashore again. The hungry bunch of travellers was exquisitely fed with plenties of meat, fish and vegetable until no wishes were left unfulfilled. And what a journey it was!

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New Development Project on Track

We are delighted to report the commission of a new development project for one of Europe’s leading service providers in Transport and Logistics. LangTec’s contribution to the overall project will be in the context of semantic search infrastructure. Scheduled until the end of this year, we will be providing full-stack development services for our client’s existing search solution.

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ZIM Workshop for the Second Round of the Morpheus Network

On 21 and 22 March, another workshop was held for the Morpheus Network, this time in Saarbrücken. Morpheus has just been extended to go into a second round with its 24 partners from industry and research. Its objective is to process and utilise medical data using methods from artificial intelligence. This shall optimise therapies for patients, generate new products and help predict diseases better.

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You only turn eight once

After eight years of sustainable growth it was finally time for a delicious Korean lunch again. We chucked ourselves into cabs and headed for LangTec’s preferred Korean restaurant near the Reeperbahn red-light district. The kitchen treated us opulently and no one had to go home hungry …

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More top-notch e-Commerce with Machine Learning and Text Analytics from LangTec

We are pleased to report the continuation and expansion of our consultancy engagement in machine learning and text analytics with one of the leading e-commerce providers worldwide. Starting in March, we will have three senior experts working on semantically complex information extraction from various data streams.

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Private Screening

For our Christmas Party 2018 we chose a very special setting this time: The whole team came together for a private screening of one of our favourite French movies. Much fun was had. After this cinematographically intense experience, the party continued in a wonderful near-by French restaurant with exquisite food and wine (alas, no surviving footage of that) …

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IT Department of Dax-Listed Corporation Chooses LangTec

We are delighted to report that we have been commissioned by a full subsidiary of a large Dax-listed corporation. Our client is an IT and accounting services provider headquartered in Hamburg with employees in 75 countries worldwide.
In this joint project, LangTec will develop innovative text-analytics solutions for IT support of the future.

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Max Planck Society (MPG) selects LangTec

In the context of a recently conducted public tender the Max Planck Society has selected LangTec as their development partner. The objective of this collaboration planned to extend over one year is the development of a browser plugin for the  Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (MPIB). The plugin shall automatically  detect, analyse and visualise statistical expressions in web-based content.

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