Nuance launches next generation of Swype with support for Hinglish words

Nuance has announced that the next generation of Swype, a learning, living touch input keyboard will now support the Hinglish language – a mixture of Hindi and English. Swype’s 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, as claimed consists of tens of thousands of Hindi words transliterated into Latin script, as well as a vast English wordlist.new_skype_keyboard

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.
Built on top of XT9, Swype, T9 Write and Dragon Voice, Swype Platform is the multimodal input solution that covers every input aspect (Swype, Type, Speak and Write) and 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, you 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.

The next-generation of Swype is available for OEMs supporting the Android Platform as well as via an SDK for other operating systems, but if you want to download it right away, hop to beta.swype.com.

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