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Ectaco Releases Voice Translator English-Chinese Phrasebank for PocketPC

Ectaco has released English - Mandarin Chinese tourist phrase bank developed on the basis of speech recognition technologies - the Partner(r) Voice Translator English-Chinese Phrasebank for Pocket PC.
Posted Jul 1, 2002
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Ectaco, the developer and manufacturer of portable linguistic devices and software, has released English - Mandarin Chinese tourist phrase bank developed on the basis of speech recognition technologies - the Partner Voice Translator English-Chinese Phrasebank for Pocket PC.

PocketPC Partner Voice Translator contains approximately 2,800 of the most commonly used phrases, specially selected to satisfy around 80 percent of travelers' communication needs. These phrases are presented in 15 subject categories: Everyday Phrases, Travelling, Local Transport, Automobile, Hotel, Restaurant, Shopping, Post Office, Telephone, Bank, Sightseeing, Health, Housekeeper, Beauty Salon, Sport.

According to Ectaco, the PocketPC Partner(R) Voice Translator is simple to use. Selecting the subject category he or she needs, the user says a phrase in English from the list. The program recognizes the phrase, translates it and produces a translation in Chinese. The translated phrase in Chinese also appears on the screen of the handheld device being used.

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