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Mobile Forensics Goes Multilingual As Micro Systemation Taps LinguaSys Translation Technology

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Thursday, 02 May 2013 19:34 Written by DFM News

The Challenge
With an ever growing number of mobile devices being seized by investigators, the challenge of how to make sense of all the data is becoming a significant issue for phone forensic examiners. This matter is complicated even further when they recover data in a foreign language.

The Solution
MSAB has incorporated multilingual LinguaSys technology into their new XAMN product to allow users to interpret the contents of messages on mobile devices in real-time without requiring a connection to the internet.

XAMN, with Micro Systemation's XRY software, is used by investigators to retrieve information, such as pictures, SMS, call history, contact lists and application data, from smart-phones, mobile phones, 3G modems, GPS devices and tablets. XAMN provides the analytics for specialists who need to compare data from multiple mobile devices together in one place, allowing them to visualize crucial connections, map geo-data, prove associations and see timelines for several different phones simultaneously, deriving greater meaning from the data. LinguaSys allows this process to be interpreted in multiple languages at once.

LinguaSys' unique Carabao Linguistic Virtual Machine™ breaks down text to concepts and meanings. They can then be synthesized into another language, analyzed to search for particular named entities, or interpreted to create a structured query for Q&A systems. LinguaSys provides sentiment analysis at the sentence level and the deployment of new languages and lexicons faster and more cost effectively than competitors. LinguaSys unleashes new value for large enterprises and governments seeking meaningful information from multilingual social networks and big data stores.

"LinguaSys' superior human language technology solutions greatly increase the utility of MSAB's forensic data recovery products," said Jansen Cohoon, MSAB Product Specialist. "We're excited to add LinguaSys' superior technology to our forensic product line."

"LinguaSys' alliance with Micro Systemation enables us to continue to expand and enhance our solutions for governments," said Brian Garr, CEO of LinguaSys. "We're proud to partner with MSAB on their outstanding offerings."

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