Nuance Brings Next Generation of Swype to India With Support for Hinglish

NEW DELHI, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Swype's New Living, Learning Keyboard Gets Smarter Every Time you use it

Nuance Communications Inc. today announced that the next generation of Swype, a learning, living touch input keyboard, now supports the Hinglish language - a mixture of Hindi and English. Swype is a revolutionary step forward in the way people communicate and input text on their mobile devices, and this latest version makes it easier for users to quickly Swype or type Hinglish words like chai, paani, desi, garam, masti, jungli, etc. Swype's mixed-language Hinglish database consists of tens of thousands of Hindi words transliterated into Latin script, as well as a vast English wordlist. 

The new version of Swype also contains unique adaptive capabilities to understand users'preferences over time - becoming smarter and more personalized every time they use it.

Staying connected has never been more exciting as Swype provides consumers with more choice in how they input text, and now interprets a user's personal language style - providing an amazingly fast, flexible, and accurate experience. New features include:

  • Next Word Prediction: Swype's next word prediction is incredibly intelligent as Nuance has integrated capabilities from its renowned XT9 portfolio. Swype gets smarter based on historical usage, so prediction becomes more accurate with each use. For even smarter predictions, the user can choose to have Swype learn from emails, texts and tweets.
  • Multi-Modal Keyboard: Swype now delivers multiple input modes in one keyboard. People can Swype from letter to letter; or type rapidly with predictive text input. Further, users can switch back and forth between modalities on the fly - providing the ultimate in keyboard personalization.

"People use their keyboards every day in every way - so input needs to be fast and simple and with the growing popularity of Hinglish as the medium of communication in India, we are proud to introduce Swype with Hinglish support," said Sunny Rao, Managing Director, India & South-East Asia, Nuance Communications. "Swype's living, learning keyboard ushers in a new era of input, where the keyboard adapts to the users' unique way of communicating," he added.

Availability

The next-generation of Swype is available for OEMs supporting the Android Platform as well as via an SDK for other operating systems. Visit beta.swype.com to download the Swype Beta for Android.

About Nuance Communications Inc.

Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance's proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.

Nuance and the Nuance logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States of America and/or other countries. All other company names or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Primary Media Contact: Ayonava Bagchi, ayonava@iconnectenterprise.com, 91-9818774606


SOURCE Nuance Communications




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