Translate anything. Those were the words used when the Partner LUX was being designed. They proved to create the most powerful Android operated English <-> Russian talking electronic translator and language learning system in the World!
This multifunctional learning device has everything you need for Language Learning, Language Studies, Entertainment, Internet, Social Networking, News, Foreign Language Communication, Reading and Games.
Moreover, you can now freely speak whatever you want, and be understood. An Android device powerful enough to translate what you want, where you want, any time you want. That's what over 22 years of research and development has led up to.
The English <-> Russian Ectaco Partner LUX is the most advanced unit ever created while maintaining a user friendly interface, touchscreen, and a full QWERTY convertible keyboard.
FREE SPEECH TRANSLATION
You spoke, we listened. With all the requests for a standalone free speech device, we put years of research and development to work making it available on the Ectaco Partner LUX*. You can finally speak into the device in English or any other language and have it translate what you say into Russian and vice versa. From meetings with your board of directors in Russia to getting together with the girl of your dreams, the English <-> Russian Ectaco Partner LUX not only breaks language barriers, it demolishes them.
POWERED BY ANDROID OS
The Ectaco Partner LUX features the latest Android OS platform, bringing you great performance and speed for browsing Adobe® Flash® Player compatible websites and more. Fully integrated with Google services and YouTube™ you can search, view, and easily download any of the over 250,000 available free apps.
HI-RES SCREEN AND WI-FI
Easily connect via Wi-Fi without any monthly service fees. The Android operated Ectaco Partner LUX can access the internet and apps anywhere there is an available hotspot. The sleek, lightweight (only 10.8 oz) design fits in your pocket and the brilliant 5" LCD delivers incredible viewing quality.
FULL TEXT TRANSLATOR
Simply type any sentence you want and have it translated both ways at a touch of a button! Our unique translation system will even pronounce everything for you in English or Russian using the latest text-to-speech voice synthesis.
LANGUAGE LEARNING, DICTIONARIES, AND PHRASEBOOKS
What we do best, all pre-loaded. You get the English <-> Russian Language Teacher, Talking English <-> Russian Dictionary, Academic size English dictionary, English <-> Russian Audio Phrasebook and more right out of the box:
The courses are fully interactive and replicate realistic interactions. It immerses you in the language and works with you at your own pace.
The 4 levels include thorough lessons of:
Each set is loaded with an advanced speech recognition system so you get a detailed view and correction of your pronunciation each time. You can backtrack lessons and restart the entire learning process as often as you like with no limit.
Comprehensive and fully bidirectional English <-> Russian vocabulary database of over 1,200,000 words/phrases.
Translations complete with parts of speech, gender, comments, transcriptions, and examples
Advanced TTS (text-to-speech) functionality
Fluent human-voice pronunciation of English and Russian words
Multi-lingual display options
Quick copy and translate (translates a selected word in other application with just one click)
Input Line search finds any word matching the sequence of symbols you enter
History function to view and select previously entered words
14,000 most commonly used phrases
Authentic human voice narration for both languages
15 easily navigated topic-areas
Advanced speech recognition for hands-free navigation
Quick search using key words
LIVE THE APPS LIFESTYLE TO THE FULLEST
Get instant access to your favorite content. Enjoy music and movies, play games and browse the web. You can even watch videos and talk to your friends on Skype. Need to stay connected with your social circle? No problem. Your Partner LUX allows you to stay updated through email, Facebook®, and Twitter™. Being social has never been easier!
ECTACO® Market – get additional language combinations for your Partner LUX
Talking Picture Dictionary with pronunciation for all words
UT183 Cross Translator for 183 languages all built-in
English Grammar course, American Idioms and Irregular Verbs
Video courses – interactive course of American English
TOEFL Preparation - offers materials to help you prepare for the TOEFL iBT® test
US Citizenship test - practice the USCIS Citizenship Civics Test
Google and Yandex search
YouTube – broadcast yourself and watch videos from any part of the world
Skype – make free internet calls almost anywhere
Easy access to social networks: Facebook, VKontakte and Odnolkassniki
Livejournal – share your interests using this global social media platform
Russian TV and Video - over 100 Russian TV channels and Russian movies on demand
Audio Player - folder based MP3 player
International Radio with more than XXX available stations - listen to online and streaming music radio
The best photo gallery, picture browser & viewer in Android
Russian Books Online – instant access to thousands of books online
eReader - professional eBook reader for Android
Wikipedia – free online encyclopedia
National and local weather forecast any time
Adobe Reader - view, print and collaborate on PDF files
Smart QWERTY and Virtual Keyboard with voice input
Video player with AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP support
microSD and microSDHC card support of up to 32 GB
And much more!
You can also download additional Ectaco language applications directly from Ectaco website and more than 250,000 free apps available via 1 Mobile Market to the Ectaco Partner LUX electronic translator.
AC/DC adapter, rechargeable battery, stylus and USB cable are included in the standard package.
February 2015 update contained the following new additions:
Google Play is now available on your ECTACO Partner LUX! This service allows you to browse and download music, magazines, books, movies, television programs, and applications that were published through Google.
The SpeedReading course now loaded on the device will train you to read more efficiently, productively, and much faster than ever before!
The U-Learn™ application has been added. Having your language courses in a hands free, digital format means you can learn a foreign language practically anywhere, even in your car. This application will help you enlarge your vocabulary quickly and have you speaking a foreign language in no time.
The ECTACO Partner LUX now offers an educational game called Vocabulary Builder that will improve your spelling skills and enhance your personal vocabulary in an easy and fun way.
Linguistic crossword, included in the latest firmware, is a fun and educational game. It is a great way to learn by thinking in another language! In the crossword, you will have the word's translation as a clue.
The new "Word of the day" widget will display a new word with its transition and illustration for a specific period of time. Read it, see the corresponding picture, and steadily grow your vocabulary – one word at a time.
* The free speech function is available in the 'Translate' application when connected to a WiFi network. The Partner LUX uses two independent Text Translation systems: one is built in and there is no Internet connection required to operate it and another one is Internet-based and requires Wi-Fi connection.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS & TESTIMONIALS Our customers are our best referrals! We take pride in helping people understand one another all over the world! Read on and find out how others have overcome language barriers using outstanding Ectaco products, or send us your comments!
The LUX Russian English Partner is wonderful, really an impressive machine, and so amazingly accurate on "hearing" what we say. Thanks for recommending it. Tanya's English is at the point where no book can really help, and this Partner is perfect. Ken Carlson
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