Microsoft and SINA signs licensing agreement to enhance Mobile Service

Microsoft and SINA announced a technology licensing agreement on the Chinese Couplet Generator technology — one of several cutting-edge natural language processing innovations created at Microsoft Research Asia. The licensed patents enhance SINA’s ability to deliver innovative mobile value-added services to the Chinese market. Through the licensing agreement, Microsoft’s patented technology will be used in SINA’s new […]

Microsoft and SINA announced a technology licensing agreement on the Chinese Couplet Generator technology — one of several cutting-edge natural language processing innovations created at Microsoft Research Asia. The licensed patents enhance SINA’s ability to deliver innovative mobile value-added services to the Chinese market.

Through the licensing agreement, Microsoft’s patented technology will be used in SINA’s new couplet service for mobile phones, which allows a mobile user to send his or her first line of couplet sentence in short message service (SMS) form to SINA’s server running Microsoft’s Chinese couplet generation engine.

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