01 March, 2006
German language specialist Hexaglot will unveil its latest product, the Traveller SC, at CeBIT 2006 March 9-15 in Hamburg. The mobile language computer features smart card technology that replaces some 153 bilingual dictionaries. Each of the available smart cards comes with six languages and four different regional variants.
Hexaglot’s Traveller SC Speaks 18 Languages – With Panache
HAMBURG, Germany– Just in time to eliminate language barriers for the upcoming soccer World Cup, the Hamburg based language specialist Hexaglot will unveil its latest product at this year’s CeBIT: Traveller SC, a language computer featuring smart card technology. This multitalented machine replaces no fewer than 153 bilingual dictionaries for travel to over 140 countries, provides useful information in the gastronomical and automobile domains, and is anything but tight-lipped when it comes to word forms in all the available languages. This handy mobile translator can be retrofitted for additional languages and is elegantly accommodated in a black flip protector.
Regional language packages
Traveller SC comes with smart cards, each of which contains six languages, which in turn are available in four different regional variants. For example, the “south” version speaks German, English, Greek, Turkish, Italian and Portuguese, whereas the “west” variant can prove helpful for (among others) French, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. Sojourners to Scandinavia can equip themselves with the “north” version, and the “east” version is ideal for travel to eastern countries.
There is also a universal smart card for world travelers containing all 18 languages in the product line. Each smart card translates in both directions of each available language combination.
– Up to 695,334 entries per language combination, 122,598 headwords, 501,949 word forms, and 70,771 additional entries
– Approximately 900 idiomatic expressions per language, classified into 30 categories
– Selectable user language
– Zoom function and intuitive display keys
– Integrated calculator function
– Universal converter
Traveller SC is supplied with one six-language smart card. All smart cards can be purchased separately.
Hexaglot Traveller SC including one six-language smart card: 79 euros. Additional six-language smart cards are available for 30 euros each.
Hexaglot Holding GmbH is a language specialist whose language computers are enabled for two to three languages; the company also markets innovative computer accessories and software. In addition, at www.hexaglotpocket.com Hexaglot offers a unique language product that allows for the generation of 105 different bilingual dictionaries on the basis of 15 languages. Founded in 1989, Hexaglot Holding Gmbh is headquartered, along with its subsidiaries HMH, Champ and Sita, in Hamburg and is a member of the Langenscheidt Verlagsgruppe.