MILPITAS, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today announced that it has updated ABBYY® Lingvo® Dictionaries for Android with a new hypertext function. An intuitive, easy-to-use word translation application, ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for Android version 2.0 enables users to not only translate words and phrases using ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for Android's powerful word search capabilities, but get instant translation of any word found in the dictionary entry with just a single tap. This simplifies the word lookup process, and helps users better understand the dictionary entry and meaning of unfamiliar words.
In addition to the release of the updated version of ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for Android, the company is offering a 50 percent discount on the Universal Dictionaries, through April 3. The Universal Dictionaries come in both bilingual (from English to German, French, Spanish and Italian, and back) and English-only versions, and contain comprehensive, up-to-date vocabulary covering a wide range of subjects. Delivering expanded sets of words and phrases, the Universal Dictionaries make comprehension of, and communicating on, a broad range of topics simpler for people learning a new language, or traveling in a foreign country. Marked with a "Sale" label in the application's dictionary list, the Universal Dictionaries are available for in-app purchase.
ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries version 2.0 can be easily installed and managed from any Android device, and users are given the option to remove and restore dictionaries as needed, without an additional charge. Additionally, the audio files are provided separately from the general content in order to save memory on the end users mobile device, and can be deleted and restored as well.
Availability and Compatibility
Lingvo Dictionaries for Android are available for purchase via Google Play (formerly the Android Market). The application supports both English and Russian interface languages. The full list of language combinations available for translation and information about compatible devices can be found at www.abbyy.com/lingvo_android/technical_specifications.
For more information about the product, please visit www.abbyy.com/lingvo_android.
ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader® line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture® line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. ABBYY Language Services provides comprehensive linguistic solutions to corporate customers. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY solutions to automate time- and labour-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec®, Canon®, EMC/Captiva®, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft®, NewSoft®, Notable Solutions, Samsung® Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson®, Fujitsu®, Fuji® Xerox®, Microtek®, Panasonic®, Plustek®, Toshiba®, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the United States, Canada, Ukraine, the UK, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit www.ABBYY.com.
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