The revolutionary new ECTACO Partner EW800 is your all-purpose travel and language-learning companion in Western Europe. This addition to the ECTACO P800 series is an expandable, bi-directional English to/from German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish dictionary and Travel Audio PhraseBook. It is our most powerful and efficient hand-held translator, quickly providing instant translations between English and 5 other Western European languages, yet easily expanded to incorporate more than 50 language combinations by adding additional MMC/SD cards. As with the other devices in this series, the EW800 presents a vast vocabulary database; in this case containing more than 2,500,000 words and phrases! With its remarkable speaker independent speech recognition system, it is able to understand German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, providing unique learning opportunities for frequent travelers. It can also speak aloud all of the words and phrases in all 6 of the included languages making it one of the most useful language management solutions for business or tourist travel ever invented. Employing the latest language management solutions that use foreign language Speech Recognition modules and Text-to-Speech processing it is a real powerhouse. With its sharp, modern styling, hi-resolution color touch-screen and state-of-the-art linguistic tools it is truly one of a kind.