The jetBook Color is full of tools and programs to easily assist both teachers and students in the classroom
An eBook Reader & Organizer: Save tons of time and money with your own personal eBook Reader and organizer. Upload thousands of books, class notes and lesson plans. Instantly bookmark pages, mark items to summarize and even hear the book read to you through the built-in TTS (Text To Speech) engine. Using the world's first Color E Ink, there is virtually no eye fatigue, unlike viewing notes on a computer screen. With support for over 14 formats you can find eBooks almost anywhere online, even create your own documents and load them instantly. The days of lugging a heavy backpack or briefcase around are over! Additionally, it has a cradle to stand the unit up and an Ectaco C-Pen scanner so you can scan text, upload it to the device and have it pronounced fluently, translated to any language, or even stored for later use.
Interactive SAT Preparation Courses:The most interactive way to get help with the SAT's right at your fingertips. We guarantee that with the jetBook Color, SAT scores will be improved with just a few hours of use a week. These programs will help you retain the information you might need for the big day through complete practice tests, word tutoring programs, and math/problem solving. This interactive method gets students involved and interested in learning, this heightened excitement is correlated directly to better knowledge acquisition.
Speed Reading Courses: A specialized program that will get you reading faster in no time! These lessons will train your eyes and your peripheral vision so you can process more text at a time. Reading is the backbone of all learning, and the ability to read quickly and accurately is directly correlated with your ability to acquire and use information. So this course is a must for all students.
50 States Reading List: We tracked down the reading lists for all 50 states and added all the possible open source content to the jetBook Color. Authors like Charles Dickens, Henry Thoreau, Homer, Jack London, Mark Twain, William Shakespeare and more. Over 100 titles are pre-loaded with an additional 1000 books to read at your leisure.
Language Learning Programs: Learn a language fast and easy with over 15 unique programs. The Language Teacher uses speech recognition and human voice pronunciation; it speaks and you try to repeat what was said. The program then rates your pronunciation and provides you with instant feedback. U-Learn is the world's first hands and eyes free teaching system, press play and you can start learning while doing almost anything. Specialized grammar guides are packed with info in English and your foreign language. Translation dictionaries and language teaching games add to the fun and ease of learning your new language.
Language Communication: Communicate with ESL students in a foreign language fast and easy. Speech-to-Speech and typing translations are all possible on the jetBook Color! You can actually say something in one language and it will come out in the other, what's best is that the voice output will be in a human voice so it's easy to understand. Want to type it out? With the Text Translation you can type anything for an instant translation. It truly is the best and most accurate way to communicate with anyone, anytime.
Math Help, Guides, and Calculators: The jetBook Color has plenty of resources to help with the daunting task of learning and applying Math. In-depth references provide pages of useful information like rules, formulas and important equations. Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus are the 3 featured sections, plus you can SAVE TONS OF MONEY by never purchasing a calculator again since the jetBook Color comes with Graphing, Scientific, Accounting, and Loan calculators!
US History Review: Loaded with facts you need to know about any period in US history. Different topics will help you with different areas and periods of time. This section is fully accessible so you can press a button and have practice tests read directly to you.
Science Guides: Earth Science, Chemistry and Physics help is available right at your fingertips.
Earth Science: A Massive 1,190 page book will teach you almost anything you need to know about Earth Science. Learn important terms, theories, principles and methods common to Earth Science. Completely interactive so you can jump to the page you need, search the entire text by words, and even bookmark important pages for later referral
Chemistry: A ton of info will guide you through almost any aspect of chemistry including areas like General, Inorganic, and Organic. Access hundreds of pages on the most needed information. One of the coolest features is the interactive periodic table, it allows you to scroll over any element and get all the information about it including name, order number, category, weight and more. Over 20 points of info are available for each element! Also Reference tables will give you info on frequently used terms, equations and formulas.
Physics: These reference guides are packed with definitions, equations, laws and many other things you need to get an A+.
World Economics and Geography: This is one of the most comprehensive guides of all time. Select any country by its first letter and get loads of information on the area. You will find info like the countries background, demographic info, economic info, Government, climate, resources and tons more. Whether you are learning about an area in school or taking a trip this is the best portable reference guide you can find.
Biology: Take an exciting journey into the realm of blood cells, viruses, and just about everything else that is related to life!
Extras: The jetBook Color is packed with many extra features that will help you get ahead in class and stay organized!
The jetBook Color features exclusive content:
1,000 Books Pre-Loaded: For school or leisure, these are the most popular English classics you're bound to read. See the list here: http://www.ectaco.com/products/info/books.jsp
Reference Guides: Massive sized reference books for subjects including Math, Physics Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry and more.
Calculators: Graphing, Scientific, Accounting and Loan calculators will help in every class that requires them.
First Ever Interactive Periodic Table of Elements: Tells you every piece of information needed about any element just by clicking on it.
Updates: Free lifetime firmware updates. Any new or revised versions are available as a free download.
English and Spanish Dictionary: Over a million entries, with full definitions, examples, translation and human voice pronunciation. An additional Picture Dictionary is included matching pictures to words for faster language acquisition.
180 Cross Language Translator: The absolute largest built-in translator ever created. Translate instantly between any of the 180 language pre-programmed.
Format Support: Over 15 formats supported so you can load your own content, purchase books online, and even create documents.
Exclusive Ectaco Language Content: Including the Language Teacher and ULearn to teach you languages step by step, Irregular Verbs section, Idioms, Games, Voice recorders, and much more.
Text-to-Speech: Literally have an entire book read to you in a human-like voice
Ebook Options: All your favorites like font zoom, jump, text search, screen rotation, and bookmark
AudioBook and Music Player
A brand new feature in the jetBook Color is the ability for the unit to pronounce anything you scan using it's added C-Pen. Words, sentences, and even paragraphs can be swiped and read aloud in a fluent human voice. This feature is perfect for users with dyslexia or those having issues reading and decoding words.
- Scan a word, sentence, or paragraph and listen to it fluently pronounced
- Users can additionally look up any words definition in the built-in English Explanatory Dictionary
- All definitions in the English Explanatory Dictionary can be read aloud
Technical Information:Format Support: The jetBook Color can support over 14 different formats including Adobe DRM . You can get books almost anywhere online including Barnes & Noble, Kobo Books and at your local library. You can even create your own files, folders, or texts, and load them to the jetBook Color as well. Read Books in Adobe DRM 9.1, ePub, Mobi, PRC, PDB, RTF, TXT, HTML, PDF, FB2
Expansion: 4GB Internal Memory with microSD card support up to 32 GB
Screen: 9.7" Triton 2 Color E Ink screen. Perfect for reading in all conditions and the safest for your eyes
Battery: Up to 10,000 page turns on a single charge
Microphone and Speaker: Integrated directly into the hardware for easy interaction and accessibility
Weight: Ultra slim and light at 24 ounces
Dimensions: 10.6" x 7.4" x 0.4"
Tech Plan: Unlimited tech support by phone, email or online