XL8 Clears SOC 2 Type II Audit, Enhancing Data Security

San Jose, CA (April 29, 2024) - XL8, a leading deep-tech startup specializing in AI-powered machine translation technology, proudly announces the successful completion of a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II audit, performed by Sensiba LLP.

Developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the SOC 2 information security audit delivers a comprehensive report examining controls relevant to the trust services criteria categories. XL8's SOC 2 Type II report, which evaluates both the design and effectiveness of specified controls over a period, received a "clean" audit opinion from Sensiba, indicating no exceptions were noted.

Jay Park, XL8's Chief Technology Officer, expressed satisfaction with the completion of the SOC 2 Type II audit, confirming that the company's internal controls and processes effectively safeguard its customers' sensitive information and data. Park emphasized XL8’s continuous efforts to bolster security measures, building upon previous achievements such as SOC 2 compliance, to protect customers’ content in the media supply chain.

The MediaCAT platform by XL8 provides a robust suite of media content services, encompassing transcription, subtitling, dubbing, and asset management. Utilizing cutting-edge, AI-powered technologies, MediaCAT delivers exceptional translation accuracy specifically optimized for diverse media content. It integrates sophisticated features such as context-aware translation and multi-modal input handling, setting new standards in the localization industry.

Recent enhancements to MediaCAT include an advanced subtitle editor equipped with translation memory & term base QC, AI-powered quality control, and automatic glossary generation. Additionally, features such as audio-visual speaker diarization and speech to text & machine translation output formatting options empower translators to work efficiently on projects, further enhancing XL8’s commitment to delivering innovative and secure localization solutions for its clients.


XL8 was founded in 2019 by technical executives from Google and Apple, both with an advanced degree in Computer Science from Columbia University. A Silicon Valley tech company at its core, XL8 takes AI-powered machine translation (MT), specially optimized for media content, to the next level. Its advanced technology allows significantly more efficient workflows by providing: in-line editing, automated media transcription with time coding, automated subtitling, synthesized voice dubbing, real-time meeting interpretation, and live subtitling. XL8’s uniquely specialized translation engines have been built from the ground up utilizing professionally trained, human-perfected subtitles curated from the media industry’s top content producers. XL8’s “secret sauce” offers media-focused translation accuracy that is up to 40% higher than other generally available MT services. Since its inception, XL8 has surpassed translating 800,000 hours of content and more than 2.2 billion words and currently supports more than 45 tier 1 languages. For more information, please visit xl8.ai.

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