Beiks Releases English-Russian Dictionary for RIM BlackBerry Devices

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Company delivers first dictionary to display Cyrillic characters on BlackBerry

Beiks LLC, the world leader in reference and language titles for mobile devices, announces the launch of its English-Russian Dictionary for RIM BlackBerry devices. Beiks is the first company to enable the display and use of languages not natively supported by BlackBerries such as those based on Cyrillic, Greek or Hebrew. In particular, Cyrillic is vital for proper display of the Russian language.

The company was also the first to deliver full offline solutions for language, medical, law, business and other reference dictionaries for BlackBerry devices.

The comprehensive English to Russian Dictionary for BlackBerry, which features 20,000 unique English terms, is designed for the needs of English-speaking professionals challenged with communicating in colloquial Russian when access to a desktop translator or reference guide is either not accessible or convenient. Its content is focused on the business environment and commonly-used business terms and can thus be of a great use to business travelers or translators.

Based on the mobile industry standard Beiks Dictionary Reader, the Beiks English to Russian Dictionary is specially optimized for one-hand operation, minimal memory requirements and optimal access speed. Once installed the dictionary does NOT require or utilize network connection.

The Beiks reference solutions are designed to work on the newer generation of J2ME Blackberry devices running OS 3.6 and higher. Beiks’ proprietary database format especially developed for BlackBerry devices allows all reference data to be highly compressed, making the most of RIM J2ME extensions and resulting in faster searches and less memory requirements. Other versions of the Beiks Dictionary Reader series are available for Palm OS, Pocket PC and Linux devices, with promises for Symbian series support early next year.

Current product offerings vary from free to $29.95 and can be found in the BlackBerry section of Beiks’ website at http://www.beiks.com.

About Beiks LLC

Beiks LLC (http://www.beiks.com) is a privately-held company with headquarters in Dallas, TX. The company specializes in developing and distributing essential applications for mobile platforms such as Palm OS®, Windows CE®, Sharp Zaurus® and J2ME®. Founded in 1997, the company is best known for its Beiks Dictionary Reader /BDicty/, one of the most popular dictionaries for handheld devices on the market. Beiks' product list now includes a growing catalog of over 250 titles across all major mobile platforms. Those include the award-winning BDicty Dictionary Reader dictionary series, games such as NetWalk and Karateka, the Wall Street Financial Assistant business calculator, the family planner Woman Calendar and many others.

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