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Press Contact:
Press Contact:
Katia Shabanova
Anne Pelzer
PR Director
Head of PONS PR
Paragon Software Group
Phone: +49(0)711-6672-5436
Phone: +49(0)761-59018-181
Paragon Software Group Receives Samsung’s ‘Developer’s Challenge 2009’ Award for
PONS Multilingual ‘Talking’ Dictionaries for Windows Mobile Devices
FREIBURG, Germany, January 11, 2010 – Paragon Software Group, a leading mobile and
desktop PC software developer, and PONS, a publisher well known for its green dictionaries and
self study materials, have won the “Samsung Application Store Developer Challenge 2009”
award for their best-selling Talking PONS Advanced Italian dictionary for Windows Mobile
devices. Samsung Application Store offering its services in France, Italy and the U.K., has tested
the Talking PONS Advanced Italian dictionary on Samsung Omnia II (Windows Mobile 6.1
Professional) devices and jury members have recognized the program as the most innovative and
feature-rich application with advanced learning techniques and excellent functionality welladopted to the latest series of Windows Mobile devices.
Outstanding features:
135,000+ detailed meaning differentiations
Usage examples and useful phrases for everyday life
References and transcriptions
Synonyms and antonyms
Modern vocabulary from a wide variety of areas such as the Internet, new media trends,
Detailed information on life and culture in countries
NEW! Browse the dictionary with the touch of a finger! Improved and intuitive touch
oriented dictionary interface lets you use PONS dictionary with only your finger-tips
(available only for phones with touch screens).
Check correct word pronunciation with Sound Modules, containing pre-recorded voice
of Italian and German native speakers.
Enter the words on your native language easier using on-screen Virtual Keyboard for
more than 25 languages (available only for phones with non-touch screens).
Read books, documents and web-pages just from your PDA and quickly translate
unknown words without leaving your active application by using the Resident Module.
All translations are provided in pop-up windows.
Find the translation of the word in any grammatical form with help of built-in
Morphology Module for English, French and Spanish languages. Word forms are also
Study the language in the easiest and most effective way using PONS dictionary. Check
yourself with the words you have added to Flash Cards from the dictionary.
Find the word even if you don’t know its exact spelling using wildcards ("*", "?" replace
a letter and group of letters).
Keep your PONS dictionary always up-to-date. New Online Update feature lets you
know of updated dictionary version available for download and you can also set up
frequency of update check.
Discover new dictionaries and download it directly to your device with the built-in
Online dictionary catalog.
Learn how to use PONS dictionary with the help of colorful and animated Tutorial in
English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Chinese Traditional and
Simplified languages.
Additional tools:
Irregular English and German verbs
Hyperlinks between different related articles and directions to check your comprehension
Quick dynamic search of words while you type
Search History to see the translation of last 30 words
Improved usability with faster interface on Windows Mobile devices
Supports multiple dictionaries installed at a time with rapid switch amongst them
Optional font size to set customer interface in accordance with your taste
Dictionary interface is available in English, French, German, Italian, Russian,
Spanish, Chinese Traditional and Simplified languages.
Dictionary installation on memory cards to save main memory-space for other programs
and applications
For more information about the program:
About Paragon Software Group
Paragon Software Group (Smart Handheld Devices Division & Epocware) offers software for
diverse classes of smartphones (Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod touch, Java, Windows
Mobile, Symbian OS) and desktop PCs, including multilingual on-line handwriting recognition,
localization, business and productivity applications, games, 120 multilingual dictionaries and
encyclopedias. PSG has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, and Russia delivering its solutions
to consumers through a network of operators, distributors and OEMs as well as online through
the company website. PSG provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners
including HTC, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson. To learn more about
Paragon Software Group's diverse product line, please visit:
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About PONS
For more than 30 years, PONS has been developing hallmark green dictionaries and language
courses for lifelong learning – for students, professional users, travelers and hobby linguists.
PONS offers language learning materials for self study and dictionaries for more than 30
languages. With PONS, you will never be lost for words again.
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