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Moscow, Russia, 2011/12/12 - On November 28 the developer of GPS mobile guides Toozla has added three new languages: Turkish, Greek and Portuguese. After adding guides in three languages, the company has significantly expanded Toozla guides - Toozla.com.
Since the summer of this year Toozla has already added four languages - Dutch, Czech, Polish and Arabic. Continuing work in this direction, on November 28, the company has added three languages: Turkish, Greek and Portuguese.
Toozla produces audio guides. For scoring of textual information Toozla uses text-to-speech engine. This tool now is mostly used for converting geolocated Wikipedia articles into audio. This tool allows to voice texts in different languages.
As a result of activation of Portuguese, Turkish and Greek Toozla wikistream guide was expanded with more than 125 thousand stories from Wikipedia. The largest volume of stories is in Portuguese - about 114 thousand stories, guides in Greek and Turkish languages have provided Toozla with 12 thousand stories.
Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its 19 million articles (over 3.6 million in English) have been written collaboratively byvolunteers around the world, and almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the site. Wikipedia was launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and has become the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet.
Toozla (toozla.com) is a russian IT company. Toozla develops global multilingual projects for independent travelers, tourists, city gamers, people who love to travel, or just sightseeing.
Toozla is a technology leader in augmented reality for the tourist market. Toozla technologies are revolutionizing in relationships between travelers and places of recreation. Toozla is an interactive mobile audio guide. It is available worldwide for mobile tourists.