[Сентябрь 20, 2007]
ASUS chooses localization software by Paragon Software for Hungarian market
Moscow, Russia; 20th September 2007 – Paragon Software (SHDD), the leading software developer for PDAs, smartphones and communicators, and AsusTeK Computer Inc., the leading provider of 3C (computers, communications and consumer electronics) total solutions, today announced that the ASUS MyPal A639/A686/A696 and P535 will be distributed in the Hungarian market bundled with a localization package by Paragon Software (SHDD). All the customers of the latest ASUSTeK’s PDAs and communicators will receive the devices with Paragon localized applications. The localization package includes LEng, the system of localization, and PenReader, the handwriting recognition software.
ASUS MyPal A686 and A696 GPS PDAs provide navigation with professional precision and a user-friendly interface. Based on Marvell XScale processor and Windows Mobile 6 PPC software, the A686/A696 offers a comprehensive Pocket PC features, including Microsoft Office, built-in WiFi(A696 only), Bluetooth 2.0(EDR), USB port, and IrDA port for PC synchronization and efficient data processing. In addition to the built-in 256MB Flash ROM and 64MB SDRAM, the A686/A696 also support external SD card slots for extra data storage capacity. The large 3.5-inch 65,000 colors TFT-LCD with touch screen allows easy access to all features.
With built in 1GB memory capacities, the ASUS MyPal A639 GPS PDA provides ample space for GPS maps and digital multimedia contents. It also incorporates advanced wireless connectivity including GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v2.0(EDR) for total wireless freedom.
MyPal P535 is a Tri-band Pocket PC phone which incorporates Push E-mail and Wi-Fi support to deliver a complete mobile business solution. It is the first device that combines the features of both a phone and a GPS-navigator (based SiRFStar III) into one device. Based on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6 operating system, the ASUS PDA phone supports office applications including Word Mobile, Excel Mobile and PowerPoint Viewer. The P535 comes with both Wi-Fi and GPRS support built in, providing wireless and cellular connectivity for Internet access. The 2 megapixel digital camera with Auto-Focus can also act as a business card recognition device. Running on a 520MHz Marvell XScale , the P535 comes with 64MB RAM and 256MB ROM and an expansion slot (miniSD card). It supports Tri band GSM network (900/1800/1900) and GPRS Class B, multi-slot Class 10 and provides a touchscreen 2.8" display (240 x 320 pixels)
Generally, smart handheld devices have English user interfaces and do not support text input, including handwriting, in the local, national language or, as an address book doesn’t enable correct sorting and search of contacts. The software solutions by Paragon are dedicated to overcoming such problems.
LEng localization software provides the full-scale usage of localized languages on mobile computers (including interface translation, inputting and editing of national symbols in all applications, translated manuals).
PenReader enables handwriting text input in national languages on devices and adapts to any features of individual handwriting.
«AsusTeK Computer Inc. has been commited to meeting users’ needs and wants right from the beginning, back in 1989. Paragon Software (SHDD) has been a constant and reliable partner for many years and we appreciate the localization solutions provided by Paragon Software (SHDD) for their high standards of quality, reliability and convenience”, - says H.C Huang, Vice President, Mobile Division of ASUS.
«We’ve enjoyed our relationship with AsusTeK,” – says Elena Medvedeva, Senior Business Development Manager, - “We look forward to continuing our successful relationship as we move forward to future projects.”
[Сентябрь 05, 2007]
PONS Dictionaries for All Mobile Devices Released
Paragon Software Group and Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH concluded a cooperation agreement
Moscow, Russia – 5 September 2007 – Paragon Software Group, world famous software developer, and Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH, one of the leading language publishers in Europe, today announce an international collaboration on development and launch of PONS electronic dictionary line for all mobile platforms. One of the most popular dictionaries of the German-speaking world is now available as a valuable source of language knowledge on all mobile devices.
According the agreement, Paragon Software develops German-English, German-French, German-Spanish, German-Italian and German-Greek PONS dictionaries which are the mobile editions of famous PONS Wörterbuch für Schule und Studium Englisch, PONS Wörterbuch für Schule und Studium Spanisch, PONS Wörterbuch für Schule und Studium Französisch, PONS Wörterbuch für Schule und Studium Italienisch and PONS Kompaktwörterbuch Neugriechisch dictionaries. The application is based on powerful SlovoEd engine and compatible with Symbian OS (S60 & UIQ), Windows Mobile (Pocket PC and Smartphone Editions), Palm OS, Java and Blackberry.
Paragon Software has been developing progressive technologies for on-line translation since 1997, when the first electronic dictionary SlovoEd came out. By the time, SlovoEd has earned the honor of being the best dictionaries for mobile devices in the opinion of both end-users and key vendors. Paragon Software collaborates closely with the world famous publishers such as Merriam-Webster Inc., Oxford University Press, Chambers Harrap Publishers, Van Dale Lexicografie bv, Larousse Editorial, S.L., etc. Thus, Paragon Software’s wide experience in the field of e-translation solutions for mobile devices now provides the highest level of technologies and fast time to market. To succeed in the competitive industry, SlovoEd offers a broad range of unique features that haven’t been implemented by any of rivals. For example, with the low memory consumption technology, SlovoEd gives access to the widest lexical bases for all mobile devices and provides instant access and precise translations. It can run either stand-alone or as a client-server application. Furthermore, SlovoEd combines wide functionality, user-friendly interface and supports all mobile platforms.
Jeanne Kolesnik, Business Development Director, Epocware and Smart Handheld Devices divisions, Paragon Software Group, comments the signed agreement in this manner: «SlovoEd features a wide selection of high-quality content from world-known brands in the sphere of linguistics. We are happy to welcome Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH and their PONS dictionaries that extended our German product line. We look forward to fruitful cooperation and, from our side, guarantee that PONS dictionaries will be based on the most up-to-date technologies and will provide the widest distribution channels».
Jan Cloeren, publishing director of PONS Dictionaries also welcomes the cooperation with Paragon Software Group: "As a publisher of top quality dictionaries we share Paragon's vision of the importance of mobile dictionary contents. Therefore we are looking forward to many exciting business opportunities together with our new partner. We can tell our customers that they will obtain the ideal combination of state-of-art technology and fully up-to-date dictionaries."
About Paragon Software Group (Smart Handheld Devices Division)
The Smart Handheld Devices Division of Paragon Software Group, founded in 1995, develops software for diverse classes of smart handheld devices (e.g. Palm OS, Pocket PC/Windows Mobile, Symbian OS): multilingual on-line handwriting recognition (PenReader), RAM and ROM based localization (LEng and PiLoc), multilingual dictionaries (SlovoEd), business and game applications.