The Ectaco iTravl Deluxe Communicator gets golly gosh top marks for the geek styling and hip product name. Let’s face it, any device which features the cool i designation, is missing a vowel Web 2.0 style, and comes with a humungous speaker on the front is definitely going places, right? What does it do? Well, it comes with a clever hand scanner for translating stuff in newspapers, magazines etc, contains a Fodor travel guide, a 40 language audio translation function, MP3 player and emergency iHelp (!) international phrasebook. Priced at $429.95 plus language pack cards at $59.95 each.
The ECTACO iTRAVL Deluxe is the world’s most sophisticated and elegant multilingual travel, translation, and language learning handheld ever made. A unique combination of the most advanced solutions for international communication ever invented, iTRAVL is designed to help you succeed anywhere you go. Whether you are at the airport, dealing with foreign partners, or visiting a doctor or restaurant, iTRAVL lets you get more from every trip you take by providing the tools you need for perfect understanding and effective communication.