Client

The client is a leading publisher of academic and reference books. It is the largest and second oldest university press in the world. Its Dictionary of English is a mobile dictionary with content from their prestigious press, with advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps. It is ideal for professionals, students, and academics, as well as anyone who needs a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of current English at work or at home.

Business Requirement

They had a requirement to transform their print dictionaries into a web and native app format. They were seeking a partner that could leverage their 35 dictionary print materials and come up with a solution that could be offered on the web and as a native app on leading devices.

Solution

Magic EdTech helped develop a mobile bilingual dictionary product. This product provides 35 dictionary references, with each dictionary offering more than 27,000 words. This app was designed to function offline and online. Print content was scanned and transformed into meaningful xml schemas. Each word was associated with its synonym, meaning, definition(s), and pronunciation.

Key Highlights

  • 35 Dictionary Products with each dictionary offering 27,000+ words
  • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
  • An automatic “Fuzzy Filter” to correct word spelling, as well as “Wild Card” ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word