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Paragon Software Group Releases Duden-Oxford German-English Dictionary for Mobile Devices of All Popular Platforms
Paragon Software Group Releases Duden-Oxford German-English Dictionary for Mobile Devices of All Popular Platforms
[March 26, 2008]

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Paragon Software Group Releases Duden-Oxford German-English Dictionary for Mobile Devices of All Popular Platforms

Freiburg, Germany – March 26, 2008 – Paragon Software Group (Smart Handheld Devices division) is proud to present Duden-Oxford German-English Dictionary supporting all smartphones and other mobile devices. The original source, due to the compressing engine developed by Paragon, is now offered in digital format and can be used on all mobile devices, making it light to carry and always at hand. The dictionary can be used on all the most popular mobile platforms, such as Symbian OS (S60 3rd Edition and UIQ 3.0), Windows Mobile (Pocket PC and Smartphone editions) and Palm OS, and requires only 10 MB of memory card space.

Due to Paragon’s state-of–the-art engine, the dictionary’s most comprehensive database can now be browsed rapidly, making a wireless translation for language learners of all levels – effortless. Paragon’s technology makes it possible for mobile users around the globe to work and communicate in languages spoken by 420 million people even more easily. The German-English dictionary contains practical advice on selecting the right idioms used in everyday spoken and written communication. The program offers numerous examples of word usage and spelling, and even covers such important language aspects as regional and national differences. Additionally, the dictionary features a "Documents" folder with useful instructions on German and English grammar, country studies, provides e-mail samples as well as tips for phone calls and SMS messages.

Additional new features include:

  • An extensive database of 300,000 word entries and 470,000 translations
  • 8,000 audio pronunciations for difficult words
  • The possibility to translate the word in any grammatical form and in any application running on the device without switching to the dictionary program
  • Special search for words with unknown spelling using "?" and "*" symbols
  • The list of recently searched words
  • Multilingual on-screen keyboard layout enabling users to enter and translate words and letters in different languages, even if it is not supported by device (for S60 and Windows Mobile Smartphone)
  • Special learning tools such as Flash Cards and Word of the Day
  • Dictionary installation to memory cards in order to economize memory space on the device
(Please note that some features may vary or not be offered, depending on platform.)

"Duden-Oxford German-English Dictionary (Duden-Oxford Großwörterbuch) represents a high-quality editorial work accomplished by the world’s two most authoritative publishers – Brockhaus Duden Neue Medien and Oxford University Press and is one of the most sought-after linguistic reference sources available on the market," commented Jeanne Kolesnik, business development director , Smart Handheld Devices and Epocware divisions, Paragon Software Group. "Paragon Software is proud to offer the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference solution of contemporary English and German in a light-to-carry format, which is always at hand, making wireless translation easy."

Duden-Oxford German-English Dictionary on Palm OS is available for 39.95 EUR via download from http://www.penreader.com. Editions for Symbian OS will be offered March 2008 for 49.95 EUR. Windows Mobile versions will be available for sale April 2008 for 49.95 EUR (Windows Mobile Pocket PC) and 39.95 EUR (Windows Mobile Smartphone). For other sales inquiries, please contact corporate-sales@penreader.com.

About Paragon Software Group
Paragon Software Group (PSG) is a technology solutions provider to the enterprise, SMB and consumer markets, worldwide. Founded in 1994, Paragon Software Group actively markets and sells in more than 150 countries and has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan and Russia. PSG consists of two divisions, System Technology, offering solutions for storage management and data safety, and Smart Handheld Devices Division (SHDD) & Epocware, offering software for diverse classes of smart handheld devices and desktop PCs (Palm OS, Pocket PC/Windows Mobile, Symbian OS), including multilingual on-line handwriting recognition, localization, business and game applications and multilingual dictionaries. To learn more about Paragon Software's diverse product line, please visit:
Storage Management Division: http://www.paragon-software.com
Smart Handheld Devices Division: http://www.penreader.com
Epocware: http://www.epocware.com

All products, service and company names mentioned in the release are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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