AppTek, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), has announced that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. will purchase AppTek’s language packages as part of its journey to improve the state-of-the-art for live automatic transcriptions and translations in Zoom’s products.

AppTek CEO Mudar Yaghi, said, “We are thrilled at the opportunity to support the impressive and innovative language technology and research group at Zoom. AppTek and Zoom share the same mission – to connect people around the globe regardless of their language or location. I look forward to the innovations this will bring to Zoom users around the world.”

Zoom will be able to leverage AppTek’s high-quality acoustic and language packs. This propels language and dialect expansion, putting Zoom ahead of the game as it seeks to build cross-language interactions across dozens of languages in order to boost meeting productivity and efficiency for Zoom users.

Vijay Parthasarathy, Head of AI/ML at Zoom, said, “Zoom is committed to seamlessly connecting people regardless of the language they speak. We are excited to have use of AppTek’s groundbreaking and expert language packages to help us in our journey to make cross-language communication a reality.”