POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SpeechTrans, a leader in app-based multi-language translation, announced today the launch of its SpeechTrans Ultimate App for Android devices. The app turns Talk from one language into Voice output to another by enabling text-to-text, text-to-speech, and two-way Speech to Speech communication translations in multiple languages. Two-way speech communications are enabled for English, UK English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, German and Mandarin Chinese. Text-to-Speech is available for the preceding languages as well as Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish and Arabic.
SpeechTrans is the only application that allows speech-to-speech Facebook's chat translation into the app, which gives users the ability to communicate with anyone on Facebook in their chosen language. Users can speak aloud into their Android device and SpeechTrans will translate the content into the recipient's native language via the Facebook chat interface in near real time.
Android app users can store and play back translations, a valuable feature for communicating frequently asked questions or phrases and to enable usage without an internet connection. The SpeechTrans Ultimate app is now compatible with both Android and iPhone devices, allowing users of the different platforms to seamlessly engage in translated conversations. Unlimited transcriptions are offered for the Android app, which encourages users to freely experiment with the service without the worry of running out of transcriptions.
The Automatic Speech Recognition technology used in SpeechTrans Ultimate is powered by Nuance Communications, Inc. a leader in technologies including speech recognition, scanning, and automotive applications.
"We are very proud to offer SpeechTrans Ultimate for Android users, as part of our continuing goal of eliminating language barriers from personal communication," said Yan Auerbach, Co-Founder of SpeechTrans. "SpeechTrans Ultimate for Android offers users maximum flexibility with unlimited translations, which encourages people to use it frequently without hesitation. Availability for Android devices with our unique Facebook chat integration helps us bring real-time accurate translation to an ever larger global audience."
The SpeechTrans Ultimate Android app is available exclusively on the SpeechTrans website www.speechtrans.com (Click "Buy Now" button in upper right corner). Unlimited use Packages start at $9.99 per month paying month-to-month, $6.99 a month for a six-month term ($18.00 Savings over Month to Month), and $4.99 a month for a 12-month term (Best Value).
Launched in March 2010, SpeechTrans offers accurate multi-lingual person to person communication. SpeechTrans' apps can be used as a portable in-person translator and also mobile-to-mobile and mobile-to-text. Functionality with Facebook is enabled via Facebook's chat service and allows users to communicate in different languages with outstanding clarity and minimal translation processing delay. Learn more at www.speechtrans.com.