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Grants awarded to promote Welsh-language technology and digital media

We have awarded grants to 10 projects under our 2015 to 2016 programme.

The grant was open to applications for funding from public, private and third sector bodies. Applicants were asked to detail how the activities set out in their applications would contribute to delivering the Welsh Language, Technology and Digital Media Action Plan objectives. The grants have been awarded to the following projects.

Canolfan Peniarth – Ap Treiglo

An app to help people with their mutations.

Moilin Cyf. – Tocyn Cymru

The project will result in a bilingual event management and ticketing service.

Speech and Language Technology Unit, Canolfan Bedwyr, Bangor University – Welsh communications infrastructure

Laying the foundations for a range of Welsh language free and open source communications technologies, including transcription, voice command and control, question answering, and speech to speech translation.

University of South Wales Hypermedia Research Unit – Welsh natural language toolkit

A package analysing the natural Welsh language.

Gwe Cambrian Web – Bilingual WordPress Themes

The project will develop new bilingual WordPress themes.

Sain Records – ApSain

A new music streaming service by the Welsh-language music label Sain.

Prifysgol Cymru – Ap Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru

New Android and Apple apps for the historical dictionary.

Cwmni Da – GêmTube

A training project based in Caernarfon where young YouTubers will learn to produce and publish Welsh-language commentary game walkthroughs for YouTube.

Coleg Meirion Dwyfor - Android app building training

A training the trainers plan where students at the further education college learn to make and publish an Android app and then go on to teach younger students in local schools to do the same thing.

Applingua Ltd – Mass Welsh App Translation

Applingua adds Welsh interfaces to popular international multilingual apps.

Previous winners

You can find information on previous grant awards on the UK Web Archive.