Talking Phrase Book for the iPhone

Following the successful launch of six free Talking Mobile Phrase Books for Nokia and Sony Ericsson cell phones in May earlier this year, software developer Coolgorilla has announced an all-in-one version of the talking phrase books for the Apple iPhone.
Sponsored by online travel and leisure retailer, the iPhone Translator is a free service, providing travellers with both text and audio translations in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and German with a Greek version to follow soon. Simply select your required language and phrase and the iPhone translator will display a written translation on screen along with a native audio translation provided by a professional voice-over artist.
As the first product of its kind for the iPhone, says Coolgorilla, it is also a pioneering move from to use the device as a way of engaging customers through value-added advertising.
The iPhone translator requires the user to select the required target language and then provides a structured menu system much like a standard phrase book. Simply find your required phrase, press select the iPhone then speaks the phrase using the recordings of real, native voice-over artists, and also supplies a text translation on screen.The added functionality of audio translations means you can be sure of your pronunciation before attempting to speak the language, or should you wish, just play the recipient the translation through the phones speaker are dedicated to providing travellers with additional products that will enhance their holiday experience says Mark McCulloch, Head of Brand Development of said. Our range of translators and phrase books are fun to use and will keep you in favour with the locals.”