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[February 28, 2008]
Handy Weather Data Provided by Intellicast Meteorological Company

Paragon Software Group (SHDD & Epocware divisions), announced that users of its Handy Weather application for PDAs and smartphones will now be supported by the most reliable Intellicast service of Weather Services International, the authority for expert weather data.

Handy Weather is the easiest and most reliable way of accessing local, as well as distant, weather information in Celsius and Fahrenheit – all in a mobile environment. Handy Weather's users can get instant and detailed five-day weather forecasts, supported by satellite weather maps, for thousands of cities worldwide. To get expert weather data, users can pick any location from a preset list of 40,000 cities from all over the world. Wireless Internet compatibility is the only requirement needed for users to get real-time weather information when away from the desk.

Handy Weather for Windows Mobile (Pocket PC and Smartphone) and S60 3rd Edition devices provides:

  • Weather forecast at a glance from device screen
  • Possibility to check current weather conditions (for Windows Mobile)
  • Most detailed weather forecast including high and low day temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit, wind direction, gust and speed in mph, km/h or m/s, UV index (the sun’s ultraviolet intensity level), relative humidity in %, etc.
  • Different types of weather maps for visual representation
  • Different scales of maps (actual size; fit-to-the-screen and full-screen)
  • Four handy and user-friendly view modes: current condition, detailed daily forecast, 7-day weather forecast, 5-day high and low temperature graph
  • Automatic weather forecast updates in a certain interval or at preset time
  • Variety of supported Internet connections: GPRS, Wi-Fi or using Desktop computer
  • Extremely low traffic - only 2 or 4 Kb per city forecast per download

Handy Weather's comprehensive forecasts are provided 24/7 through Intellicast's weather database that has served more than four million users for over a decade and has an acclaimed reputation for its stability and reliance. At the same time, Paragon's server guarantees fast data access for up to two million simultaneous users.

[February 26, 2008]
Slovoed Express Reference Solution Available for S60 Smartphones

Paragon Software Group is proud to announce the latest Slovoed Express service, now available for S60 3rd Edition smartphones, offering more accessibility options to its best-in-class Slovoed collection of bilingual and monolingual dictionaries for S60 users while making multilingual translations directly available in the mobile environment, and without using up much space on the device.

Slovoed users can get precise translations – either in the traditional way of downloading one or several dictionaries on the device, or by simply choosing a language and getting a one-year subscription to the Slovoed Express service, allowing the use of multiple dictionaries that are instantly updated and without using up much space on S60 3rd Edition devices.

The new dictionary access option allows the mobile user working in a multilingual environment to instantly obtain the multilingual translation or semantic meaning of a word through the client-server technique, easily accessible by way of the most advanced wireless Internet connection functioning scheme.

Slovoed Express for S60 features:

  • High-quality dictionary databases from the world’s leading linguistic companies
  • Word translation in several languages at once
  • Only 500 Kb of memory space
  • Morphology module will help you to find the translation in any grammatical form
  • Virtual keyboard enables users to enter and translate words and letters in different languages, even if it is not supported by the smartphone
  • Extremely low traffic: 10 Kb per translation per download
  • Possibility to share the dictionary with their relatives and friends by sending it via SMS or Bluetooth

More information about Slovoed Express for S60 3rd Edition

[February 21, 2008]
Paragon Software Showcases Handy Weather Service – the Most Innovative Way of Getting Instant Weather Forecasts Directly to Mobile Devices

Paragon Software Showcases Handy Weather Service – the Most Innovative Way of Getting Instant Weather Forecasts Directly to Mobile Devices
Weather Data Provided by Intellicast Meteorological Company

Paragon Software Group (SHDD & Epocware divisions) is proud to announce that users of its Handy Weather application for PDAs and smartphones will now be supported by the most reliable Intellicast service of Weather Services International, the authority for expert weather data. Paragon Software (Paragon Technologie GmbH) has demonstrated its flagship Handy Weather service with its extended and highly detailed graphical capabilities at Mobile World Congress 2008, Febr. 11-14, Hall 7, Stand 7C33.

Handy Weather is the easiest and most reliable way of accessing local, as well as distant, weather information in Celsius and Fahrenheit – all in a mobile environment. Handy Weather’s users can get instant and detailed five-day weather forecasts, supported by satellite weather maps, for thousands of cities worldwide. To get expert weather data, users can pick any location from a preset list of 15,000 cities from all over the world. Wireless Internet compatibility is the only requirement needed for users to get real-time weather information when away from the desk.

Handy Weather’s comprehensive forecasts are provided 24/7 through Intellicast’s weather database that has served more than four million users for over a decade and has an acclaimed reputation for its stability and reliance. At the same time, Paragon’s server guarantees fast data access for up to two million simultaneous users.

Some of Handy Weather features include:

  • Celsius and Fahrenheit options for high and low day temperature
  • Temperature graphics
  • Wind direction and speed
  • UV index
  • Pressure and visibility
  • Humidity, and other important weather data

In addition, Handy Weather’s latest release has a new feature enabling its users to get visual representations of various weather conditions by way of viewing several types of maps, such as Current Temperature, Pressure and Satellite maps. These graphically attractive maps can be customized according to the individual user’s needs – one can view the map in its actual or full size, fitting precisely within the device’s screen.

"Coupled with the most reliable data access support by the meteorological veteran Intellicast, Handy Weather makes a perfect solution for our mobile customers, allowing them to get the most updated and feature-rich weather forecasts for any desired destination wirelessly and with little effort on their part," said Jeanne Kolesnik, Paragon’s Business Development Director, Smart Handheld Devices and Epocware divisions. "Handy Weather’s timely and detailed weather information offers people on-the-go that much needed piece of mind to better plan their business or outdoor activities."

Handy Weather is Paragon’s most popular application for Windows Mobile and S60 on Symbian OS, topping best-selling lists and becoming the first Symbian Signed applications for Symbian OS v9.

To learn more about Handy Weather, please visit:

[February 15, 2008]
Paragon Software Group Launches the Web Site on the Latest News and Technology Developments in the Dictionary market

Paragon Software Group’s Smart Handheld Device Division launched a new Website (http://www.slovoed.com) to help its mobile and desktop users to more easily obtain the latest trend information, stay on top of the most upscale dictionary product development, and have anadditional translation functionality directly off the Web. The new Website is dedicated exclusively to dictionary software and enables the interested users to get the necessary information directly off Paragon’s Website at any time and at any place.

The newly launched site allows users and interested visitors to find the whole range of the company’s best-selling dictionaries all in one place, and provides extra services, such as online multilingual translation with free access to continuously updated vocabulary, word entries and definitions. The launch of the Slovoed Web site offers the unique opportunity of obtaining all relevant information in one place. The site will be prove useful to the wide range of customers, allowing them to stay on top of technology news, as well as offering useful information about the existing and prospective product developments related to our dictionary series.

Please visit Paragon’s new dictionary-focused web site for more information

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