Softbank Selection To Launch English And Chinese Versions Of "speeek!", An Electronic Dictionary App

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SoftBank SELECTION to Launch English and Chinese Versions of "Speeek!", an Electronic

Dictionary Application Which Recognizes Voice, Translates, and Speaks

TOKYO, March 6 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ --

BB Softservice Corp., a Tokyo-based planner and developer of application services under the SoftBank

Group, announces that it will launch English and Chinese versions of 'Speeek!', a type of application

software for iPhone (TM) 3G, which recognizes voice and translate, and speaks from March 6, 2009 at

the AppStore as part of a lineup of 'SoftBank SELECTION', an application and software brand of BB


'Speeek!' is electronic dictionary application software with speaking capability, which recognizes voice

when a user speaks into iPhone 3G, translates speech, and speaks. 'Speeek! JE' (translating Japanese

into English) and 'Speeek! JC' (Japanese into Chinese) were launched on December 19, 2008. This time,

four titles are going to be launched: 'Speeek! EJ' (translating English into Japanese), 'Speeek! EC'

(English into Chinese), 'Speeek! CJ' (Chinese into Japanese) and 'Speeek! CE' (Chinese into English).

BB Softservice will further strive to provide convenient and amusing application software that will be

available on iPhone 3G and iPod touch from 'Softbank SELECTION'. 

1. Price

JPY 2,500 (Japan) / USD 21.99 (U.S.) / EUR 17.99 (EU)

2. Available countries: 19 countries (as of March 6, 2009)

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark,

Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, 

Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, 

Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Japan

About product

Inquiry from consumers

Mobile Application Service Support Center, BB Softservice Corp.


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(except for national holidays)

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-Information in this press release including package and product design is subject to change without


  About BB Softservice Corporation 

  BB Softservice (BBSS; Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Shintaro Taki) is a wholly-owned

subsidiary of SoftBank BB that handles the broadband infrastructure, IT products distribution and e-

commerce activities of the SoftBank Group. BBSS plans, develops and markets comprehensive software

and original application services for the Japanese consumer market.

  To learn more about the company, please visit:

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SOURCE: BB Softservice Corporation


  Kenichi YUASA 

  PR Dept.


  Phone: +81-3-6889-2300



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