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2012-03-21 02:27:33

NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ECTACO, Inc. and E Ink Holdings partner to finally bridge the gap between students and eTextbooks with the jetBook Color, the only color E Ink educational eBook system developed specifically for schools. This new device is now being implemented into New York City's largest high school - Brooklyn Technical High School. ECTACO, the preeminent handheld language translation company, has developed and distributed devices and linguistic software in over 200...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMSCO School Publications, Inc. and ECTACO, Inc. are excited to announce their joint decision to become partners in the educational field. This innovative partnership will make AMSCO products more accessible to the modern marketplace. Students will be able to use AMSCO ebooks with the jetBook Color eBook reader, the only color e-Ink educational eBook system developed specifically for schools. For over 75 years AMSCO has helped educate millions of...

2011-12-20 07:00:00

NEW YORK and KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ECTACO, Inc., known for its pioneering position in the language translation devices and software business has taken the iTRAVL to a new level. Currently, 1,500 custom made speech-to-speech translators have been shipped to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine for the upcoming UEFA 2012 Soccer Championship. This modification to the ECTACO iTRAVL is similar to the original SpeechGuards for military, law enforcement, and...

2011-10-12 01:00:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ectaco, Inc., the world leader in portable language learning and translation technology, announced today that they will present the long awaited jetBook Color at Consumer Electronics Show in Hong Kong (Booth 3B-E09) and International Book Fair in Frankfurt (Booth Messegelande 8.0 L973) starting October 12, 2011. The jetBook Color will be the first in the world to use Color eInk and the only eBook Reader focused primarily on education...

2011-05-26 07:00:00

NEW YORK and BEIJING, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ectaco Inc., the world's leader in portable language learning and the manufacturer of the jetBook eBook Reader announced today that it has teamed up with Hanvon, a leading global eBook Reader manufacturer and character recognition technology provider to create the first ever eBook Reader oriented towards education and implementation into standard classroom usage for teachers and students worldwide. These two brand new Educational eBook...

2011-01-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ectaco, Inc., the world's leader in portable language learning and translation technology, announced today the upcoming release of their newest multi-purpose eBook reader - the jetBook K-12. The K-12 is designed primarily to be implemented in schools across the nation from Kindergarten to 12th grade. The product features a 5" reflective TFT screen with the fastest response time among all eBook readers, ergonomic design, resilient case, and extended...

2010-11-03 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ectaco, Inc., the world's leader in portable language learning and translation technology, today introduced the first tier of a fun and easy-to-use Ectaco experience for those with Apple iPhones, iPods and iPads. The new applications are the latest release to Ectaco's slate of unique dictionaries and phrasebooks already available in the iTunes App Store, and will be the first and only to provide an interactive language learning experience for its...

2010-10-19 10:56:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ectaco Inc., the world's leader in portable language learning and translation technology, is giving book lovers more choice and greater value in dedicated eBook Reading devices with the addition of the jetBook-mini for just $99. The new jetBook mini, recently revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair and Consumer Electronics Show in Hong Kong, offers the great features of the jetBook family - ultra crisp 5" reflective TFT screen technology with instant page...

2010-10-11 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ectaco SpeechGuard® continues to grow in response to the resounding language translation needs of local, state, and federal agencies. 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 divisions throughout the United States. The Defense Language...

2009-10-27 09:57:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ECTACO Inc., a New York based company best known for their budget series of jetBook eBook readers, hand-held electronic translators, and translating software have launched the most affordable eBook reader available on the market -- the ECTACO jetBook-Lite, with an MSRP of $149. The product was unveiled to the public at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany earlier this month. According to the company's CEO David Lubinitsky, "The idea behind this new product...