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ECTACO jetBook Color 2

Award The ultimate solution for classrooms worldwide. Already implemented in Eastern Europe and Asia, the jetBook Color is the only eReader system in the world currently using a full Color e-Ink screen and comes set to each individual students needs right out of the box. Full speech recognition and fluent Text To Speech (TTS) make this unit completely interactive. Notes can be added on screen to any text, with the ability to highlight, save, and even make summary pages. Teacher connection allows lessons and tests to be distributed and displayed on screen alongside the ability for students to submit all homework through the unit instantly. Each student has their own personalized home screen they can modify and link to their class schedule with hundreds of additional built-in features and functions. The jetBook Color is the ONLY ereading tablet you should consider for use in your school.

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ECTACO jetBook K-12

The World's First Educational eBook System. The technology blows backpacks out of the water and makes everything available all on one device. Fully interactive and speech recognition ready, you talk to the jetBook K-12 and it will understand you. It's loaded with full language learning classes, SAT prep courses, graphing calculators, textbooks and reading books for all 50 states, speed reading courses, dictionaries, phrasebooks, translators, and so much more. The jetBook K-12 is the best solution for learning inside and outside the classroom.

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ECTACO jetBook mini

The days of the $119.95 eReader are finally here! Not only is the jetBook mini the most affordable eBook reader in the world it is also the first to use 4 AAA batteries for days of continuous reading and years of standby. Adding books is easy, all you have to drag from your PC to the jetBook mini and you’re all set. Our lighter and thinner design makes reading almost anywhere quick and easy. The specialized LCD screen lets you read for hours on end with no eye fatigue or lag in page turn like eInk. With an SD card slot, you can expand the jetBook to up to 2GB of storage. Check out some more specifics below!

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  • Screen: 5” TFT LCD screen
  • Weight: 5.8 oz
  • Battery: 4 AAA batteries. 90 hours reading. 2 Years standby
  • SD card slot: Expandable up to 2 GB
  • Font Size: 16pt – 32pt
  • LIT, MOBI, EPUB, HTML, PRC, RTF, PDB, PDF with Calibre file conversion to TXT and FB2 Click here to download a step by step conversion guide
  • All way reading angles so you can read your book in any direction
  • Text alignment, font spacing, and line breaking
  • Interface language: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Polish and Russian

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ECTACO jetBook

Now pre-installed with Adobe DRM

jetBook is the only eBook Reader in the world to support ePub, Mobi, PRC, RTF, Adobe DRM, .txt, .pdf, .fb2, .jpg, .gif, .png, and .bmp - the widest array of file formats able to be displayed by a single device!

eBooks have been around for a while but it is only with the ECTACO jetBook that they have truly come of age. The newest generation of handhelds offer all the latest advances in the world of e-reading including the most advanced display technology. jetBook not only turns pages but provides a crisp, clear image on a larger display screen that is easier to read than any paper book ever was. jetBook also offers everyone incredible opportunities for translation and learning with its pre-loaded translating dictionaries. An mp3 player rounds out the advanced features to let you listen to your favorite audio files as you read. jetBook is fully compatible with both Mac and Windows-based PCs, as well as Linux operated computers. The ECTACO jetBook eBook Reader supports .txt, .pdf, .fb2, ePub, Mobi, PRC, RTF, Adobe DRM, and .jpg file formats.

Features

  • Support for eBook contents in Russian, Polish, English, Spanish and other languages
  • Bidirectional dictionaries for certain European languages are available
  • Supports books in all popular, widely used formats
  • Bookmarks and auto page turn functionality
  • Adjustable font type and size
  • Screen rotation support for both portrait & landscape modes
  • Built-in MP3 player that supports background playback
  • SD card slot
  • Internal Li-ion polymer battery

ECTACO jetBook LITE

Now pre-installed with Adobe DRM
Support for Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) ePub Files
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ECTACO is happy to present you its second line of electronic eBook readers: ECTACO jetBook LITE – the most affordable eBook Reader on the market with better performance than in most of its competitors.

The main difference between the ordinary jetBook and the jetBook LITE is the fact that the accumulators are replaced by usual AA batteries which does not only make it possible to reduce the price, but to also economize energy used by the screen. Now you can read not 20, as it used to be, but 23 hours nonstop without a recharge. (Please, note, that ordinary rechargeable batteries can be used as well.)

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  • Support of ePub, Mobi, PRC, RTF, .txt, .pdf, .fb2, .jpg, .gif, .png, and .bmp file formats
  • Support of eReader (PDB) DRM format through Ereader.com and Fictionwise.com
  • True pocket-sized portability for thousands of eBooks
  • Support for eBook contents in Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian and other European languages, additionally, jetBook supports Arabic, Farsi, Vietnamese and Hebrew.
  • Bidirectional dictionaries for certain European languages (incl. German and Spanish) are available
  • Multilingual interface options that include German and Spanish
  • Pre-loaded CIA World Factbook
  • Bookmarks and auto page turn functionality
  • Adjustable font type and size
  • Screen rotation support for both portrait & landscape modes
  • SD card slot
  • Batteries 4xAA (ordinary rechargeable batteries can be used as well)
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Ectaco Universal Translator UT Lite and non-Lite apps for Android have been updated
by ECTACO, Inc.
February 18, 2014

Whether you're multilingual, trying to learn a foreign language, or just want to travel Europe, America and Asia, you will face no difficulty switching easily between languages available in this application. We added more Asian languages: Yue, the Chinese dialects Wu, Hakka, Hokkien, and also the Baluchi language. Romanized translations presented for "complex" languages, in addition to native script, will help you speak the translation right off. Full text

NEW UPDATE - Ectaco Universal Translator UT Lite and non-Lite apps for Android
by ECTACO, Inc.
October 17, 2013

Whether you're multilingual, trying to learn a foreign language, or just want to travel Europe, America and Asia, you will face no difficulty switching easily between languages available in this application. We added more Asian languages: Yue, the Chinese dialects Wu, Hakka, Hokkien, and also the Baluchi language. Romanized translations presented for "complex" languages, in addition to native script, will help you speak the translation right off. Full text

Ectaco Reinvents the Electronic Talking Translator with the Partner LUX 2® August 12, 2013

Representing a new generation of Electronic Communications and Travel Technology, the Ectaco® Partner LUX 2® is the most powerful & robust talking interpreter to simplify communication ever released. With its unique features, flexibility and great capacity for customization, the Partner LUX 2® is an indispensable tool for anyone who encounters people with limited or no English speaking ability. Full text

Ectaco, Inc. Debuts NEW SpeechGuard TLX - Bringing World Travel Technology to the Forefront July 26, 2013

July 25, 2013. Long Island City, NY. Fast, Efficient, and Powerful: The SpeechGuard is the world’s only professional voice translator, smartphone and travel assistant. A joint effort in development between Ectaco, Inc. and the US military yielded SpeechGuard, it has been molded into civilian friendly version, model TLX. The SpeechGuard benefits many businesses, professionals, and individuals throughout the world. Full text

NEW PRODUCT - Ectaco Speechguard PDX - Police Voice Translator and Rugged Smartphone July 1, 2013

It's a very exciting time here at Ectaco! On Tuesday June 25th we officially announced a New SpeechGuard PDX at the Police Security Expo In Atlantic City NJ. Full text

Fun and Entertaining Ectaco Vocabulary Builder Apps for Android April 16, 2013

Check out the great new language learning app from Ectaco – Vocabulary Builder for Android, bringing the well-known game of hangman to a new level. This is a perfect aid for those studying a foreign language and wanting to enrich vocabulary. This can all be done while playing a fun and entertaining game on your Android phone. Full text

The First-ever Language Learning Crossword Puzzle Apps for Android March 13, 2013

Meet the first-ever multilingual Ectaco Crosswords for Android - a perfect tool which combines the fun and entertaining process of solving puzzles with language learning on your Android phone. Full text

Brand New Ectaco U-Learn Apps for Android - Your Personal Language Tutor February 21, 2013

Ectaco is happy to present a brand new set of language learning apps for Android – Ectaco U-Learn which is specifically designed for those who want to learn any language on the go. Full text

Ectaco Releases Free Universal Translator Software Apps for All Android Devices February 6, 2013

Ectaco Inc., the world leader in language translation and learning technology, is proud to present a whole suite of free apps for Android which does not require an Internet connection and allows instant bi-directional translation between different languages. Full text

Double your reading speed with Ectaco English Speed Reading for Android! January 22, 2013

Ectaco is happy to present the perfect system for those who want to read and understand text at blazing speeds– the English Speed Reading App for Android provides an easy-to-learn and easy-to-use training suite. Full text

Scan and Translate Text and Images Instantly with the New Magic Pen Scanner by Ectaco! December 27, 2012

Ectaco, Inc., the world leader in portable language learning and translation technology is happy to present a brand new tool for scanning and translating - the LingvoSoft Talking Text Translator for Windows bundled up with a MagicScan scanner. This amazing new solution allows scanning entire texts and translating them both ways. Simply swipe this Ectaco MagicScan over a line of text and have it translated on your PC immediately. Full text

Ectaco Releases the First Offline Text Translation Software for European Languages on All Android Devices November 15, 2012

Ectaco,Inc., the world leader in language translation and learning technology, has recently released an entire set of brand new offline software for Android which allows translating whole sentences and even entire paragraphs of text between English and most European languages including French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish. Full text

Ectaco Gears Up for CES in Hong Kong with new jetBook Color Educational eBook System October 11, 2012

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRWEB/ -- Ectaco, Inc. , the world leader in portable language learning and translation technology, announced today that they will present the long awaited jetBook Color and Partner LUX at the Consumer Electronics Show in Hong Kong (Booth 3B-E09) starting October 13, 2012. Full text

Ectaco, Inc. JetBook Mini - A Great Corporate Gift For A Low Price September 27, 2012

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 - With the holidays fast approaching, Ectaco, Inc., the world's leader in portable language learning and translation technology, is offering a special promotion for their one of best-selling item the jetBook Mini for an extremely low price! The jetBook mini is an extremely popular corporate gift and Ectaco provides additional discounts for bulk orders before the Holiday season. Full text

Ectaco Dictionary and Phrasebook available for Android users August 27, 2012

Ectaco Inc. is a company dedicated to breaking the barrier of language, due to their translation devices and software. And now, in honor of the upcoming Jewish Holiday Rosh Hashanah, they would like to bridge the language gap even more by offering the Ectaco English/Yiddish Dictionary and Phrasebook FREE for Android users. Full text

The Ectaco jetBook Color Receives a Significant Firmware Update Driven By Customer Feedback and Reviews July 30, 2012

Ectaco,Inc., the world leader in educational eReader and linguistic technology has released a major update for the jetBook Color eBook reader. This update injects the jetBook Color with more features, functions and optimizations. Full text

Say Hello to the World’s First Free Speech Translator – ECTACO Partner LUX! June 20, 2012

Translate anything. Those were the words used when the Partner LUX was being designed. They proved to create the most powerful Android operated English <-> Russian talking electronic translator and language learning system in the world! Full text

Ectaco jetBook Color Gets Custom Fitted for the Department of Defense April 03, 2012

The most secure eBook Reader developed exclusively for government entities. Full text

One small step for schools, one giant leap for education Feb 15, 2012

AMSCO School Publications, Inc. and ECTACO, Inc. 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. Full text

ECTACO jetBook Color at CES 2012 Jan 30, 2012

Last year we received exciting news of being honored with the prestigious CES Innovation Award for our jetBook Color Educational eBook System. Holding this title, we took part in CES 2012 in Las-Vegas from January 10-13 and achieved recognition like never before. Full text

jetBook Color in Russian Schools Dec 15, 2011

You walk into a classroom, sit in the same wooden chair as so many others do on a daily basis and prepare to learn. But this time you don't have that 5 pound dumbell of a book to carry around, instead it's been replaced with the jetBook Color. Full text

ECTACO Honored with the Prestigious CES Innovation Award for the jetBook Color Educational eBook System Nov 8, 2011

Long Island City, New York – November 8, 2011 – Ectaco, Inc., the world leader in portable language learning and translation technology have been decorated with the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show Innovation Award for their jetBook Color Educational eBook System. This is the 3rd CES Award received by the company, but by far the most exciting. Full text

ECTACO jetBook Color Receives Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Award from the Consumer Electronics Association (CES) Nov 8, 2011

In 2011, the jetBook Color eTextbookReader broke through the educational market to offer students and teachers the ability to save money on books while providing unlimited teaching resources. Full text

jetBook Color's E Ink Triton Display is the Innovation of the Year Nov 3, 2011

The screen used in our newest ECTACO jetBook Color has been acknowledged by the Wall Street Journal with the 2011 Innovation Award. Full text

jetBook K-12 is Available for Pre-Order Jun 24, 2011

We are thrilled to announce that our newest development, the ECTACO jetBook K-12, is available for pre-order! This is the world’s first educational eBook system, and is specifically designed for use in conjunction with your K-12 curriculum. Full text

You spoke, we listened April 18, 2011

The jetBook mini has received another update. We've listened to what you've said, and did our best to improve the product. Firmware update 0.4.0 for jetBook mini. Full text

A more comfortable FB2 reading experience and more now added! April 6, 2011

Our jetBook mini has a new update! Full text

jetBook® mini version 0.3.8 Feb 16, 2011

The jetBook® mini has received yet another update. FB2 performance and general usability improved and more. Full text

The newest update to jetBook mini Jan 24, 2011

The jetBook mini has received yet another update. Full text

ECTACO Unveils World's First Multi-Purpose eBook Reader for Schools - jetBook K-12 Jan 6, 2011

Long Island City, New York - January 6, 2011 - 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. Full text

Firmware update for the jetBook mini November 10, 2010

With only a month after the release we listened to your ideas and have an update already! Get it now for your jetBook® mini on the official site www.jetbookmini.com! If you don't have one yet, now is the best time to treat yourself with the smallest and fastest eBook reader to date. Order now the newest ECTACO jetBook® mini as a perfect gift for your family and friends at only $99.95!
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Ectaco Inc. Introduces the First Official $119 jetBook™ mini, Giving Book Lovers Greater Choice and New Authors a Chance of a Lifetime October 20, 2010

New York, New York – 20, October 2010 – 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 turns, multiple language support and portability – plus a new look and 90 hours of continuous reading time on a single set of 4AAA Enegizer batteries. Full text

Ectaco Inc. equips entire schools in Ukraine with the jetBook eReader - replacing old and heavy textbooks October 14, 2010

New York, New York – October 13, 2010 – Ectaco Inc., the world’s leader in portable language learning and the manufacturer of the jetBook eReader announced today that it’s participating in a technological breakthrough in Ukraine by replacing old textbooks in city schools with the jetBook.

Starting in Kharkov and organized by the Kharkov municipality with the Ministry of Education in Ukraine, the shift from print books to an all electronic book format will take the schools into the future of reading and studying. Students will no longer experience trouble with heavy backpacks or lose their place while reading again. The jetBook eReader weighs only 5.8 ounces, can store thousands of textbooks, and has superior functions that help students find texts, words, and jump to pages instantly.

"The Ministry of Education in Ukraine has a great potential to advance the learning ethics of students" says Alex Rabinovich, jetBook Marketing Manager for Ectaco Europe, "Therefore, we’re highly pleased that Ukraine has become one of the first countries in the world to launch such a project. We are excited to participate in this initiative with the Kharkov municipality, as the innovation policy in education will aid both students and teachers."

Ectaco Inc. has over 20 years of experience in developing electronic dictionaries, speech to speech translators, and language learning devices for the consumer market as well as the Army and other government agencies in the United States. As of 2006, the company expanded and began developing eReaders. They successfully launched 3 generations including the jetBook, jetBook LITE, and jetBook mini that are being used in schools all around the US.

ASIAN LANGUAGES SUPPORT FOR JETBOOK May 6, 2010

We are glad to inform all those who are interested in our technical endeavors that from now on our jetBook eBook Reader also supports 4 Asian languages - Arabic, Farsi, Vietnamese and Hebrew - in addition to the vast collection of European languages it has been supporting. We are trying to do our absolute best at providing the most comfortable reading experience to our customers from different regions and of different cultures as well as to any language enthusiast. The diligent work of our research and development center has made it possible to add these wonderful features, which, to our knowledge, are not yet available on other readers of the markets. Full text

LOW PRICED E-READER DUE FROM ECTACO October 27, 2009

New York - Ectaco will ship one of the lowest priced e-readers to date at $149 later this month. Called the jetBook-Lite it allows users to download books from the Barnes & Noble Web site and operates on four AA batteries, as well as rechargeable batteries - both new features for the Ectaco lineup. The jetBook-Lite does not use the E Ink screen offered by several other brands. E Ink reportedly lowers power consumption and delivers clear text. Ectaco's unit has a 5-inch screen and supports most e-Book formats. It runs for 23 hours on four batteries and has an SD card slot. The jetBook-Lite supports English, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Chinese and other languages, and has a bi-directional dictionary.
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NEW FORMATS AVAILABLE AND NOW STOCKED IN BED, BATH AND BEYOND April 14, 2009

New formats for the ECTACO jetBook put it in the lead as the world's most versatile handheld e-book reader. ECTACO, Inc. has just announced that in addition to the original range of TXT, fb2, PDF and jpg file support, jetBook now boasts support for books encoded with ePub, Mobipocket, PRC and RTF formats. "The synergy between technology, content, and usability grows stronger with each new iteration of the jetBook platform as support for additional new file formats are introduced. ECTACO is the only company to provide consumers with instant access to information and entertainment in a nearly unlimited range of file formats," said ECTACO President and CEO David Lubinitsky. Full text

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