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Thursday January 31, 2008 5:36 pm

iPods Cross Language Barrier


Vcommunicator

Even the military is Apple friendly. It has supplied iPod software to soldiers that speaks Arabic and Kurdish so that they can chat with the local population The report, issued in February’s National Defense Magazine, says that they are guided by a Vcommunicator application, which can also be used to read maps, study missions, and can be connected to a speaker or megaphone. What do you suppose the locals will do when one of our troops slips up and plays a bit of U2 by accident? The technology will soon be available for us civilians.

 


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Comments:

Wow, actually that’s very cool.  I wonder if it’ll be available for normal use in the States.

This is a very useful application.  Even though I don’t like Apple’s iPod , I’m glad to see that it’s helping out the military.  I think a software like this can easily be created for the iPod by adding the text files in the notes.  You can already do that just by dragging and dropping it using iTunes.  It would be nice if this were readily available though.


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