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FIER Wins Druide’s Grand Prize for Entrepreneurship

June 16, 2022 Press releases

At the 24th Défi OSEntreprendre gala for the region of Montréal that took place on May 2nd, Les Caleçons FIER won Druide’s Grand Prize for Entrepreneurship, earning $3000 and several services that contribute to the development of the winning company. The winners in each official category also received a copy...

Victor Schmidt receives the sixth Antidote Scholarship in Natural Language Processing

May 26, 2022 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the laureate of the sixth Antidote Scholarship in natural language processing (NLP). The lucky recipient of the $20,000 scholarship is Mr. Victor Schmidt, a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Professor Yoshua Bengio at the MILA Artificial Intelligence Institute. The Antidote Scholarship in NLP is awarded...

Mathieu Lepage Wins the Antidote Cup

May 18, 2022 Press releases

Mathieu Lepage was awarded the Antidote Cup during the fundraising event Le Choc des Titans, at Club Soda on May 17, 2022, for his performances in the 2022 season. The Antidote Cup, sponsored by Druide informatique, is awarded to participants for the quality of their French in the improv matches organized...

Valérie Bélanger Wins the Grand Prix Antidote de l’éloquence

March 31, 2022 Press releases

Valérie Bélanger was awarded the Grand Prix Antidote de l’éloquence at the final of the Délie ta langue! public speaking competition, which took place on Monday at the auditorium of the Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ). This prize, sponsored by Druide informatique, includes a scholarship of $5,000 in recognition of...

Antidote 11 and the Power of Deep Learning

October 19, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the release of Antidote 11, the 25th anniversary edition of its famous writing software. Among more than 100 new features, the corrector introduces a new neural engine and allows the creation of custom correction rules. Deep learning is used to pronounce...

Druide Celebrates 25 Years of Antidote

October 19, 2021 Press releases

To mark the 25th anniversary of its famous writing assistance software, Druide informatique highlights the milestones in Antidote’s history and continues to invest in the future.

A quarter of a century of technological evolution

The first Antidote for French was released in 1996 on Windows and Mac. It...

A Deeply Enhanced Antidote Mobile

October 19, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the release of a major update for Antidote Mobile, the edition for iPhone and iPad of its famous language software. Antidote Mobile inherits important new features from the dictionaries of Antidote 11, our 25th anniversary edition, including the pronunciation of words...

A Deeply Transformed Antidote Web

October 19, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the immediate rollout of major new features for Antidote Web, the cloud-based edition of its famous language software. Antidote Web inherits the vast majority of the 100 new features of Antidote 11, our 25th anniversary edition, including a new interface and a...

Typing Pal’s New Features for 2021 – School Edition

July 09, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the rollout of a new version of Typing Pal – School Edition, its web-based typing tutorial application for educational institutions. This year’s biggest change has taken place behind the scenes: we have fully replaced the servers and made significant structural changes....

The 2021 Antidote Scholarship Awarded to Sasha Luccioni

May 12, 2021 Press releases

As part of the Druide Fund for Research in Text Analysis, created through a donation from Druide informatique, the MILA Laboratory has chosen the winner of the 2021 Antidote Scholarship. The lucky recipient of the $20,000 scholarship is Dr. Sasha Luccioni, a postdoctoral researcher under the supervision of...

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