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

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. The K-12 is designed primarily to be implemented in schools across the nation from Kindergarten to 12th grade. The product features a 5" reflective TFT screen with the fastest response time among all eBook readers, ergonomic design, resilient case, and extended battery life. There is a custom cradle for charging and the Ectaco/C-Pen for scanning printed text into eBook reader.

The key features of the jetBook K-12, aside of being an eBook reader with built-in books from 50 State Reading Lists and a variety of editing, storing, memorization and text processing features are extended to Speaking Oxford English Dictionaries, Speaking Oxford English-Spanish (or one of the soon available 38 languages) Dictionaries, the most comprehensive electronic SAT and ACT preparation course with endless lessons, Speed Reading courses to aid students in learning to read faster, English-Spanish (or one of 12 available language pairs) Text Translation System that can translate any text in full, English, Spanish and other language grammar courses, Interactive Phonetic Language Teacher® program to teach virtually any language step by step, Linguistic crosswords, Graphing, Scientific and Accounting Calculators, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Earth Science reference books, interactive course of US History and Facts, interactive Periodic Table of Elements, Text and Voice Note storage, Audiobooks Player and much more. The jetBook K-12 is equipped with speech recognition and a voice feedback system to help disabled students navigate freely through each section.

"This is a breakthrough technology for all educational institutions to utilize" asserts David Lubinitsky, CEO of Ectaco Inc., "It took extensive research and resources to develop such a unit that occupies information from all education fields and splits them into interactive learning and reference sections. This is a milestone for Ectaco and an outstanding addition to schools around the world."

The jetBook K-12 is unveiled today at the 2011 CES Show in Las Vegas and will begin implementation into schools by the end of Q1 2011. An innovation of this magnitude will not only attract students and teachers, but educational institutions as a whole who will be able to distribute the jetBook K-12 to each student individually with everything pre-loaded for the entire school year. Ectaco has been working with thousands of schools and school districts in all 50 states for the past 20 years.

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