ABBYY Expands Lingvo for iOS with New Dictionaries from Dicoland

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[] Moscow, Russia - ABBYY(R), a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, and Dicoland, a leading French publisher in specialized bilingual and multilingual dictionaries, today announced a distribution partnership to provide Apple iOS users with trustworthy dictionary content covering professional subject fields. High-quality Dicoland dictionaries of cosmetology, marketing, engineering and architecture will be available for purchase and use with ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS, a cutting edge word translation software with industry-broadest language support. The first professional dictionary from Dicoland already available for download is the English-French-English Dictionary of Law, Politics, Economics & Finance.

The Dictionary of Law, Politics, Economics & Finance is a high-level dictionary which contains more than 30,000 headwords and phrases from the fields of law (international, intellectual property, civil, commercial and labor law), politics, economics and finance. It offers up-to-date, comprehensive content that can be of great help and use to translators, lawyers, public relations professionals, journalists, finance specialists and other specialists.

"We are proud to welcome Dicoland among our publishing partners", commented Olga Tolstunova, deputy director of Mobile Products Department at ABBYY. "Through this cooperation we can offer reliable content covering some highly demanded topics among language-conscious users, and offer more professional dictionaries oriented on the French-speaking audience."

"We find this new partnership highly beneficial for French-speaking specialists", added Marie Oneissi, managing director of Dicoland. "Now they can easily reach high-quality dictionary content from their mobile devices wherever or whenever they need to translate or clarify specific terms and expressions. The dictionaries will be able via truly powerful dictionary application from ABBYY".

About ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS:
ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS is a comprehensive dictionary and translation application for Apple(R) mobile devices. Empowered with the breakthrough photo translation technology, it delivers the easiest way to translate unfamiliar words by photographing them with the iPhone camera. The application allows users to purchase, download and use premium dictionaries from leading publishers.

About Dicoland:
Dicoland - la maison du dictionnaire is the leading French publisher in specialized bilingual and multilingual dictionaries. The company was founded in 1977 and has evolved very quickly due the notoriety of its authors and the know-how of the editors. More than 30 fields are covered from metallurgy to law through medicine, automotive techniques, property dealing, music, and event industry. The company is experiencing a quick development with the rise of new reading supports.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 18.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Lingvo Dictionaries 2.1 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category. The Dicoland Dictionary of Law, Politics, Economics & Finance is available for purchase from within ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries for iOS (accessible from the Apple App Store). The full list of ABBYY's premium content dictionaries with detailed annotations is available at ABBYY online.

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. 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. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as BenQ, Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo, FineReader, ADRT, Lingvo, FlexiCapture, Recognition Server, and PDF Transformer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized.