February 17, 2010 04:00 ET

Media Alert: Open House for Alelo, the Los Angeles-Based Culture and Language Training Company

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2010) - Alelo Inc., a creator of advanced learning products for cross-cultural communication skills, will hold an open house 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, February 18, 2010 in its new facility at 12910 Culver Blvd., Ste. J, Los Angeles, CA 90066. The event will feature demonstrations of its award-winning products and previews of emerging technologies. The new facilities will allow Alelo to expand its development of media-rich, task-driven Culture and Language Training Products that help people prepare for overseas assignments and communicate more effectively with people from other cultures. Alelo products incorporate advanced speech recognition, artificial intelligence, and gaming technologies.

"This is an opportunity for people in the Southern California region to learn about our recent advances in technology-based learning products," states Dr. W. Lewis Johnson, Alelo's President and Chief Scientist. Example Alelo products include Operational Pashto and Operational Dari, "serious games" that help prepare for military deployments to Afghanistan, and, a Web site developed for Voice of America for Chinese and Iranian people who are interested in American culture and language. Alelo's expanded suite of learning platforms includes immersive multiplayer games and handheld device capabilities for iPhone and iPod.

Alelo is a spinoff of the University of Southern California. It is an example of successful technology transition from university research to the private sector, contributing to the region's economic vitality and the nation's security.

Alelo is a Hawaiian word for "language," which is at the heart of the company's mission to help people become more effective communicators, across languages and cultures worldwide. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • RSVP to Alelo's Media Relations Manager:
    Michelle Flowers
    Email Contact
    (310) 574-7522