Ectaco Gears Up for CES in Hong Kong with New jetBook Color Educational eBook System

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Ectaco Gears Up for CES in Hong Kong with new jetBook Color Educational eBook System

Ectaco, Inc., the world leader in portable language learning and translation technology, announced today that they will present the long awaited jetBook Color and Partner LUX at the Consumer Electronics Show in Hong Kong (Booth 3B-E09) starting October 13, 2012. The jetBook Color is the first in the world to use Color eInk and the only eBook Reader focused primarily on education and features exclusive content oriented toward students worldwide. The Partner LUX is a universal language translator and teaching system.

The list of supporting technologies include a multilingual speech recognition module, text-to-speech module for pronunciation of books, machine translation technology that is able to translate anything from one sentence to an entire book in a matter of seconds. New JetBook Color model has localizations and Language Menus for Russian, Ukrainian, German, Japanese, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Czech, French, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Dutch and Polish.

The jetBook Color touch screen allows students to make annotations right inside of a book. The drawing mode was enriched by many helpful features that makes JetBook Color the perfect device for interactive learning and reading. Multilingual optical character recognition technology built into a handheld Ectaco/C-Pen scanner that connects to the device and provides quick transfer of printed text into digital format.

Along with the most sophisticated and functional eBook reader software, the product features extensive school reading lists, teachers and school administrators resources, parental support and advice, and a fully interactive SAT course that will train, test, and raise students' SAT scores (for the US Market). A Speed Reading course that will teach students to read and comprehend text faster, Oxford® Dictionaries narrated by professional linguists, course of English and foreign language grammar, speech recognition and speech analysis based phonetic Language Teacher ® and U-Learn™ courses that teach any of the 52 available languages and provide great support to ESL students. Pictured dictionaries for 36 languages, cross translator for 180 languages, Vocabulary Builder, Linguistic Crosswords, reference materials in Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Earth Science, Interactive Periodic Table of Elements, graphing and scientific calculators and more.

The Partner LUX is a portable device with a flip open and revisable 5” color touch screen. It can translate speech freely in between two languages as well as translate text. On the reverse side, the device will employ speech-interactive programs which will teach an individual an entire language. Voice communication pared with language instruction make the Partner LUX the most powerful linguistic tool in the world.

"This is educational technology at its absolute best” mentions David Lubinitsky, CEO of Ectaco Inc. "Our goal is to make products that will actually help with learning rather than pretend to, we have met our goal with the jetBook Color and Partner LUX .

An innovation of this magnitude will attract educational institutions that will be able to distribute the jetBook Color to each student individually with everything pre-loaded for the entire school year. Ectaco has been working with thousands of schools and school districts in all 50 states and 8 countries around the world.

For more information visit or contact Boris Krol at 718-728-6110 ext. 204 or borisk(at)ectacoinc(dot)com

SOURCE Ectaco, Inc.

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