2pm – free
As part of the National Aboriginal Day, launched by the Department
of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, NunaSoft and the SAT unveil their new
line of technologies dedicated to the aboriginal cultures:
– InuktiChat™ (first pure-Inuktitut chat environment);
– InuktiBoard™ (first keyboard specifically engineered for the Inuit language);
– InuktiCode™ (first universal tool for Inuktitut conversion and transliteration).
The aboriginal communities are, for the most part, isolated.
Community exchanges are limited by technology, infrastructures and therefore
by the costs related to them. It is the reason why the SAT and NunaSoft took
on this ambitious research and development program, which objective is very
clear : preservation and dissemination of the aboriginal arts and cultures.