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The Vonaibutaka translator is a hand held device that allows Poku Saeruo Degonjo members to communicate with other species, it became available in 755 CY (YE 36).
The Vonaibutaka is a device that provides real time translation of visual, audio or text communications. The user selects the mode of operation by using the touch screen. For audio translation an earpiece can be worn so that the translation is only heard by the wearer. It has a built in camera that allows it to take an image of the desired text, and then displays a translated copy.
The device can also translate Takavonai into the known languages. The unit can be updated by connecting it to a computer and downloading new languages.
Audio translation has two modes of operation. Continuous where the unit attempts to translate any voice it hears. Paused where the unit only translates when the user signals the unit to translate. This is done through the touch screen. The device uses either a Qaktoro female or male voice when translating audio. This is selected beforehand by the user. The translation is provide at a consistent volume level and pace. When translating audio the unit only translates the loudest voice the audio pickups provide.
The Clan had devices similar to this back before the Norka (The Exodus). While some translation programs existed over the years, there was no need for a portable device. With the appointment of Kohaku Syali as the Vonai-Rya'ka (Emissary) work began on a new generation of device.
Prototypes were available early in 754 CY, but production began once the YE 35 HSC - YSE Treaty went into affect.
The standard Vonaibutaka is a small rectangular device with a curved back. It features touch display that covers most of the flat surface. There are two small speakers present as well. The device can be synced to a small ear device for discrete usage.
Class: Translator Type: Electronics Nomenclature: HS-PE1-1a Designers: Otâmovi Wiy Jael (Silver Moon Sect) Manufacturer: Otâmovi Wiy Jael (Silver Moon Sect) Price: 200 OW