SYSTRAN, founded by Dr. Peter Toma in 1968, is one of the oldest machine translation companies. SYSTRAN has done extensive work for the United States Department of Defense and the European Commission.
SYSTRAN provides the technology for AltaVista's and Google's online translation services.
Commercial versions of SYSTRAN run under Windows
SYSTRAN website, history of project and company
SYSTRAN web portal (beta)
Altavista Babelfish, online machine translation service
Google Translate, online machine translation service (beta)