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Software company announces new app
Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine, Edmonton ,Canada, June 11, 2013– Intellimedia Inc. a Canadian owned software development company is pleased to announce the release of an Android Cree app for the Online Cree Dictionary (www.creedictionary.com), a project initiated by Miyo Wahkohtowin Education, in Hobbema, Alberta in collaboration with Dr. Earle Waugh from the University of Alberta and Dr. Arok Wolvengrey from the First Nations University of Canada.
Intellimedia recognizes Mikhail Gorbenko from the Zaporizhzhya Institute of Economics and Information Technologies (ZIEIT) for his work on this project under the supervision of Intellimedia's Zaporizhzhya office. An existing MOU between Intellimedia and ZIEIT includes the provision of a yearly Intellimedia scholarship to two ZIEIT students in the computer science program.
Increased interest in the preservation of the Cree language is placing greater demand on quality language tools and resources. According to Ahmad Jawad, President of Intellimedia “We are proud of our role in developing tools that are being used to help preserve the Cree language and give back to the community that we serve”.
Dr. Earle Waugh, Director of Centre for the Cross Cultural Study of Health and Healing at the University of Alberta, a key driver behind the original development of the Cree dictionary expressed his gratitude to the team in the Ukraine, stating, “We are immensely pleased with your impressive work. Aboriginal languages are a gift knowing no borders and are a part of our collective heritage. You and your University have marked another milestone in preserving and developing this resource.”
The Cree Dictionary Android App is available on Google Play and in iTunes for Apple iPhones.
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About Intellimedia Inc.
Intellimedia, an Edmonton based software and consulting firm is a provider of innovative information solutions and services targeted to the Education market.