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|| Client's Feedback ’How Far Are We Down This Road?’
I have an Arab friend. His name is Khalid. Khalid is a visually impaired person and an excellent artist. He does wonderful things with clay. Khalid lives and works in Algiers, the capital of Algeria. We have known each for several years and always spoke French, second official language after Arabic in Algeria. Khalid knows a bit of English, but not enough to keep a conversation. Since he decided to visit his uncle in Chicago, he needed some sort of translator to help him get around. He couldn’t afford a real one, so he turned to me asking for help in finding a gadget that would help him communicate in the States.
|| The one and only electronic translator specially designed to learn and communicate in Japanese!
We're glad to present our English <-> Japanese ECTACO Partner EJ900. It is a perfect solution allowing learning Japanese quickly and effectively or simply translating anything you want.
If you don’t have much time learning the language you can use the most powerful Text Translation system which lets you type in any text in English in order to have it translated into Japanese and vice versa. The latest version has a user-friendly bilingual interface which can be easily switched from English into Japanese and back so a Japanese person can also use the device successfully.
|| Culminating 20 years of research and development, Ectaco releases the first 13-language, two-way Communication System, Language Teacher and Translator which makes you feel at home away from home!
Long Island City, NY, September 17, 2009 – After 20 years of research and development in the field of language translation and learning technologies, Ectaco Inc. announces its major breakthrough – a 13-language communication system Partner®P900/13 with more than a 7 million word dictionary, 91,000 phrases via Audio PhraseBook, Full Text Translation, learning tools, entertainment features, and a full navigation system to feel yourself at home in any part of the world!
After decades of nonstop experiments and analysis, Ectaco Inc. can say that the new Partner®P900/13 gives an unparalleled opportunity to learn new languages using highly efficient speech recognition and correction techniques. Developed by professional linguists and psychologists, Partner®P900/13 includes English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian(Farsi), Polish, Portuguese and Russian and is expandable to up to 80 languages.
|| Learn foreign languages and travel to any destination freely with ECTACO electronic translators!
ECTACO has designed a tiny GPS tracking device for Partner 900 and iTRAVL NTL series electronic translators that makes travelling to any destination an easy and enjoyable experience.
The ECTACO GPS Receiver allows getting directions in the most popular European languages as well as in Chinese, Arabic and many others. This handy GPS attachment lets you record its own position, time, date, speed, heading and altitude so you never get lost. All you need is to input your destination and the device will do the rest for you!
|| New multilingual electronic translator for European languages!
Planning a trip to Europe? Now it's so easy and entertaining to travel with a new ECTACO Partner EW900 Multilingual Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook! This multilingual Partner 900 series electronic translator covers the most popular European languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.
|| Say "I Love You" with ECTACO!
Have you though of an amazing way to let someone know you care? Now with ECTACO you can say your first "I love you", "Je t'aime", "Te amo", "Я люблю тебя" and make your gift even more special! Nothing could be better than sending the one you love a brand new Partner 900 engraved with a special message.
|| The Multilingual Advantage
What handheld device can take you easily from Beijing to Amsterdam and allow you to communicate in every language you'll encounter along the way? The answer is the ECTACO Partner XL-1500 Multilingual Talking Dictionary. Featuring an amazing 15 languages, the XL-1500 is the world's first handheld dictionary containing TTS (text-to-speech) functionality in English, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
|| An Electronic Dictionary The World Has Never Seen Before
A brand-new translation and language learning handheld has just been released by award-winning ECTACO, Inc to make traveling, studying and especially learning a language easier and more fun than ever
L.I.C., NY, May 25th 2009 – The absolute leader in portable electronic translation and language learning Ectaco, Inc. has just announced the release of their new Partner 900 series of devices. Promising to revolutionize foreign-language communication, they are already poised to become the top-selling electronic dictionary and phrasebook of the year.
|| Ready for Everything
Extremely affordable and packed to the brim with essential utilities you can depend on, the new ECTACO Partner 500 line contains some of the world’s most useful bilingual translating devices that are much, much more than translating dictionaries. Helping you to understand and communicate instantly, 500 series devices contain the industry’s most complete vocabularies, 14,000 first-use phrases and a whole host of linguistic resources to help you make sense of the world in another language.
|| Take Prague by Storm
Czech is fast becoming a hot new language thanks to the country’s hosting of the rotating EU presidency. And to celebrate the momentous event, Ectaco has released an all-new translating dictionary that makes speaking or learning the Czech language easier than ever before. With the creation of the brand-new ECTACO Partner ECz500Ò - English <-> Czech Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook, instant handheld translation is now available in the palm of your hand. Created to let anyone communicate and understand instantly, the ECz500Ò has been designed with ease of use in mind.
|| Ectaco SpeechGuard Tops the 400 Agency Mark
Orange County Fire and Rescue's purchase of SpeechGuard makes them the 400th agency to benefit from handheld speech-to-speech communication
NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For almost 20 years as developers and manufacturers of linguistic products, Ectaco has benefited millions of people worldwide to overcome language barriers. Due to enhanced interest and efforts of law enforcement agencies around the country, many have turned to Ectaco's SpeechGuard as an effective communication tool. The handheld speech-to-speech device was initially requested by the Department of Defense to be developed for translation use by the military. It has subsequently become used by many including law enforcement and Homeland Security agencies throughout the United States.
|| 900 - The New Number for Instant Communication
The latest handheld translation device from ECTACO has just been released and it’s already a winner! The new bidirectional ECTACO Partner 900 Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook is available in a wide range of languages and offers an incredibly huge Translating Dictionary, an easy-to-use bilingual translating Picture Dictionary, Full Text Translation, and a 14,000 entry talking, translating Audio PhraseBook. It contains everything you need for superior translation and accurate communication. In addition to all the linguistic resources, the Partner 900 series features True Voice human pronunciation and the world’s most advanced Speech Recognition modules that let you get an instant, hands-free translation simply by speaking into the device.
|| Three Mighty Languages – One Powerful Device
Now put the power of three of the world’s most important and influential languages to work for you with the ECTACO Partner EGR530T English <-> German <-> Russian - Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook. All-new and ready for action, the Partner EGR530T is a trilingual translating dictionary that will let you understand and communicate instantly in English, German and Russian. Complete with the linguistic resources that make this reliable, portable handheld the perfect companion for anyone who needs accurate translations, the EGR530T contains a massive 650,000 word talking translating dictionary plus 21,000 instantly accessible phrases that can all be spoken aloud using sophisticated TTS (Text-To-Speech) voice synthesis.