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Contractor: SRI International
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., is being awarded a $7,147,416 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The Broad Operational Language Technology Program has a goal of creating technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieving information from the translated material, and enabling bilingual communication via speech or text. Specifically, this contractor will conduct work for activities a), genre-independent translation and information retrieval system; b), human-machine communication system; c), human-human dialogue system; and d), Arabic dialect components. Work will be performed in Menlo Park, Calif. (50.22 percent); Flushing, N.Y. (2.49 percent); New York, N.Y. (11.39 percent); Hong Kong (2.41 percent); Portland, Ore. (1.00 percent); Rochester, N.Y. (1.58 percent); Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (2.41 percent); Seattle, Wash. (6.56 percent); Marseille, France (2.56 percent); Amherst, Mass. (10.68 percent); Richardson, Texas (1.26 percent); and Sunnyvale, Calif. (7.43 percent). The work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2016. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (HR0011-12-C-0016).
Total Contract Value: $7,147,416