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22Mar
Infrastructure Support for a New Aviation Sector Client

A significant portion in the development in production systems for text and data analytics is dedicated to data engineering: large volumes of data need to be retrieved from different sources, efficiently pre-processed and passed on to the processing components in the right target formats.
We are happy to support a new client from the aviation sector in this aspect with our technical expertise, beginning at the end of March. This mandate will be fulfilled in cooperation with our cooperation partner Ginkgo Analytics, with whom we are in close contact through the Software Alliance Hamburg.

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18Mar
Ophthalmo-AI Kick-Off

Great news: after a lengthy proposal phase extending over several years, the BMBF compound project Ophthalmo-AI, scheduled over a period of three years, has officially commenced. Ophthalmo-AI focuses on the intelligent, cooperative diagnosis and therapy support in ophthalmology. The project consortium comprises leading representatives from academia and industry: the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Heidelberg Engineering, Saarland University, and the eye clinics Klinik für Augenheilkunde Sulzbach and Augenzentrum am St. Franziskus-Hospital Münster.

LangTecs contribution to the endeavour is dedicated to:

  1. the provision of structured information from unstructured historical medical records, as well as their conversion to suitable features for machine learning
  2. the development of a GDPR-compliant anonymisation of personal data
  3. the technical integration of analysis results into the project framework

We are looking forward to the collaboration with this illustrious consortium!

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15Mar
Wow, 10 Years of LangTec – A very Happy Birthday!

Incredible how fast time does go by in the end. The first ten years just flew by 🙂 Great people, interesting projects and steep learning curves across all dimensions, all with the goal to develop innovative AI solutions for complex real-world problems.
A sincere thank you to our fantastic colleagues. It’s them who make LangTec who and what we are today. Thanks also to our wonderful clients and project partners. Without their trust in our performance and expertise our growth simply would not have been possible.
We are looking forward to the next 10 years and are curious to see how LangTec’s focus topics text and data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence will develop. One thing is for sure: it’s going to be an exciting ride 🙂

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10Mar
Award-Winning Innovation: LangTec Awarded CIVIC Sponsorship

We are delighted that our concept for the AI solution AlatUno was selected for federate funding in the CIVIC innovation contest. AlatUno is a cooperation that will be realized with our wonderful project partners Entwicklungswerk gGmbH and the Digi Sapiens – Digital Learning GmbH. The goal of AlatUno is strengthening participation by AI-based simplification of complex application processes in the public sector.

The online award ceremony with Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Hubertus Heil, took place on March 10, 2021. 25 particularly innovative projects out of the significantly more than 100 submissions were awarded with a sponsorship of EUR 20,000 each.

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05Mar
Welcome, Nilesh!

Our team is growing further in the Data Science and Machine Learning division: From the second half of March onwards, Nilesh will be joining our team as Senior Machine Learning Engineer. Nilesh has extensive experience in software development and semantic image segmentation based on deep learning approaches. Great to have you join us, Nilesh, and welcome aboard!

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15Feb
Cool to have you join us, Bennet!

We are adding another member to our team assistance and are very pleased that Bennet is joining our administrative support. Extending a very warm welcome to you at LangTec, Bennet!

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01Feb
Welcome to LangTec, Soumya :)

Great to have you on board with us, Soumya. We’re super-happy to have you join our natural language processing (NLP) team. Your extensive prior experience in the analysis and the tuning of large-scale statistical language models you will be able to put to action directly in a number of our on-going client projects. A very warm welcome to you and all the best for your start with us! 🙂

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30Jan
Welcome to the LangTec-Team, Mahsa!

We are very happy to announce that Mahsa will be starting her Master thesis project on artificial intelligence with LangTec on 01 February 2021. In her research Mahsa will investigate deep-learning approaches to processing filled forms and shall refine existing results from previous research done at LangTec.

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15Jan
Multilingual Text Analytics on Contract Data for a Big Client in the Finance Sector

Large banks like our new client have long, extensive contract documents in many languages … but, regrettably, no time to search them manually for key information. To this end, LangTec develops automated solutions for information extraction that show which information can be found where in the hundred-plus-page contract documents. Exactly this is also what we will be doing for our new client. We are grateful for the trust placed in us and look forward to the new consulting mandate!

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15Nov
Multilingual Text Classification for Global Electronics Giant

And another text classification engagement! We are thrilled to support our client’s top-notch data science team in the electronics sector with our dedicated expertise in automatic text classification of multilingual customer reviews. In the context of this short engagement, LangTec’s top consultants will be tuning the client’s existing text classification solution to drive results to absolute high-end performance.

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