Technologies GmbH was founded in June 2007 by Prof. Dr. Hans Uszkoreit, Dr. Feiyu Xu, Sven Schmeier and DFKI GmbH as the 50th spin-off company of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI).

The vision and ultimate goal of the founders of Yocoy is to develop software that enables people to overcome barriers between the most common languages in the world. This is pursued by developing applications for mobile devices which allow their users to literally carry a new language with them in their pocket all over the world.

The soul of the young Berlin enterprise is an international team of highly skilled specialists thoroughly trained in mobile interfaces, crosslingual/crosscultural communication and tourism information systems.

Some of their products include:

– Yochina:

yochina is your ideal travel companion in China. It is a smart all-in-one travel, language and cultureguide for your trip in China.

As a language guide, yochina features millions of phrases for everyday situations that allow you to engage in conversations with Chinese people.

yochina is available in both English to Chinese and German to Chinese.

– i-You:

i-You is a handy language guide made for everyday communication.

Available in US English to Chinese, British English to Chinese and German to Chinese.

Feel like trying before buying? Get the free Lite version(s) here: US English to Chinese, British English to Chinese, and German to Chinese.