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March 8, 2011
PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1 Firmware Upgrade: Version 5 coming soon

Pocket PTP1 version 5 firmware for particular languages will be available on 17 March. PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1 will be geared with new functions such as podcast receiver, web radio, MS-Word DOCX support, Braillenet, Internet Archive, etc. PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1 also has added useful content management features. Some of the new features of version 5 are:
  1. Podcast receiver and web radio streaming using wireless LAN capability Podcast receiver: Single or multiple episodes of podcast feeds are downloaded via the wireless LAN feature of the Pocket PTP1. You can subscribe or unsubscribe to podcast feeds using the ‘PLEXTALK Transfer for Pocket’ software. The Podcast category is announced when you press the Title Key and go to ‘Category’. The podcast menu has also been added in the Menu system. Web radio streaming: When you download a play list file (PLS, M3U, ASX) from a web site to your computer and transfer it to the Pocket PTP1 the ‘PLEXTALK Transfer for Pocket’ software, you can stream a web radio station on your Pocket. The web radio category is announced when you press the Title Key and go to ‘Category’.
  2. New content support Microsoft Word .DOCX file support: To read a Microsoft Word .docx file on the SD card or USB flash memory using the Text To Speech synthesizer (TTS). The Pocket PTP1 categorizes MS Word .DOCX in ‘text’ category. BrailleNet (France) PDTB2 support: To play DAISY 3 text encrypted by PDTB2. Internet Archive (U.S.) PDTB2 support: To play DAISY 3 text encrypted by PDTB2.
  3. New categories for easier title selection ‘Recordings’ category has been added and the English ‘Audio’ category has been changed to ‘Music’ category. Categories for the title selection are ‘DAISY title’, ‘Recordings’, ‘Music’, ‘Text’, ‘Audio book’, ‘Podcast’ and ‘Web Radio’.
  4. Others 10 minute or 30 second time navigation Complete power off function Search a title by the New titles list
For more details, please see the release note.

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