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First Antidote Scholarship Awarded to Alexandre de Brébisson

April 06, 2017 Press releases

Yesterday, as part of the Druide Fund for Research in Text Analysis—which was recently created through a donation from Druide informatique—the MILA (Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms) Laboratory at University of Montreal awarded its first ever Antidote Scholarship. The lucky recipient is Mr...

Antidote Mobile for English now on iPhone and iPad

March 29, 2017 Press releases

Druide informatique announces the launch of Antidote Mobile – English, its new application for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. For the first time on mobile devices, Druide is offering an English edition of its famous software, with all the wealth of its dictionaries and language guides, as well as an enl...

L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir Among Finalists for the Prix littéraire France-Québec

March 25, 2017 Announcements

Last Thursday, the Paris Book Fair unveiled its list of finalists for the 2017 Prix littéraire France-Québec. Alain Beaulieu’s L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir was chosen as one of the three contenders. The three novels competing for the 2017 prize were selected by a jury from a shortlist of sev...

Sous le divan Among Finalists for the Hackmatack Award

March 17, 2017 Announcements

Sous le divan, the first volume of the Le gardien des soirs de bridge series written by Annie Bacon and illustrated by Ghislain Barbe, is a finalist for the 2018 Hackmatack Award in the “French Fiction” category. The Hackmatack Award is a program designed to promote the creation of Canadian fic...

Hélène Dorion Named First Runner-up for the Prix Louis Guillaume

January 31, 2017 Announcements

For over 40 years, the Les amis de Louis Guillaume association has awarded the annual Prix du poème en prose to one French-language work written entirely in prose poetry.

This past January 27, in Paris, the jury announced the results of the 2017 edition. Hélène Dorion came in second for Le te...

L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir preselected for the Prix littéraire France-Québec

January 13, 2017 Announcements

It was announced today that Alain Beaulieu’s novel L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir will be among the seven preselected works for the Prix littéraire France-Québec.

Organized by the Fédération France-Québec, each year the Prix littéraire France-Québec crowns the best Quebec novel. The three...

Antidote Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With One Million Users

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Antidote, the renowned writing assistance software from Druide informatique, is celebrating its 20-year anniversary in good company, having passed the threshold of one million registered users. With this dual milestone, Druide is announcing two significant donations in the fields of research and edu...

919 Schools Get Antidote for Christmas

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Just in time for Christmas, 919 schools will be receiving a free license allowing them to install Antidote, Druide informatique’s flagship writing assistance software, on ten computers.

Druide has promised to donate a copy of Antidote to a school for every ten copies of Antidote sold at retail in...

Druide Donates One Million Dollars to University of Montreal

December 07, 2016 Press releases

Marking the 20-year anniversary of its software Antidote, as well as 50 years of University of Montreal’s Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO), Druide informatique is announcing the creation of a one-million-dollar fund for research into deep learning-based text analysis.

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Antidote Now Integrated With SDL Trados Studio

November 18, 2016 Press releases

At the 2016 Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec’s (OTTIAQ) conference today, Druide informatique announced that its Antidote suite now offers full integration with SDL Trados Studio. As a result, translators will be able to access Antidote’s language resource...

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