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August 11, 2009
PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1 version 2.01

New Contents Support

  • NLS support: To install the key to decrypt and play back NLS contents in NLS cartridge or transferred from NLS download service through PC Please click here for a guide to play NLS books on Pocket. Note: NLS (National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped) is a U.S. library.
  • RFB&D support: To install UAK to decrypt and play back RFB&D contents on Pocket
  • Ogg support: To play back Ogg audio files
Note: PLEXTALK Pocket supports Bookshare.org books.

TTS Feature Enhancement

  • Two languages TTS engines (one is English and the other is local language. Except for U.S. version)
  • Announce the name of the voice of TTS when selecting the voice on the Menu Key, by speaking in the same language

Response Improvement

  • Fast forward and rewind: To shorten the silent period around “5 seconds” and “10 seconds”
  • Quick key response: particularly responsiveness of right/left arrow keys when choosing DAISY titles

Navigation Feature Enhancement

  • Jump directly to a DAISY title or an album you want to play by selecting the title or album number with 10 keys
  • Assign ‘#’ key as Enter Key and ‘*’ key as Cancel Key
  • Announce the folder name when navigating DAISY titles by folder using the Up or Down Key

Usability Enhancement

  • Order of time announcement: ‘date -> time’ to ‘time -> date’
  • New sleep timer setting: 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 1 hour, 1 and a half hour and two hours
  • ’24-hour’ time announcement (except U.S. English firmware and Canadian firmware)
For more details, please see the release note. To download the firmware, please click here. If you want to know the overall features and specifications, please click here. For press release in North America, please click here.


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