Indus OS offers voice recognition tool in 23 Indian languages

16th August 2017
Indus OS offers voice recognition tool in  23 Indian languages

Mumbai, August 16, 2017:  Indus OS, the made-in-India regional operating system for mobile devices,  has introduced  voice recognition in its latest iteration, launched on  Independence Day.
The speech-to-text feature will allow users to speak into the phone in their preferred language. The  spoken words will  be automatically recognized and displayed  in the chosen language with a single click.
This is claimed  be the first time  voice recognition has been offered  within an  Indian language  operating system itself. It comes  integrated in the Indus OS’ default keyboard and does not require any additional apps or downloads.  
The latest  version of the  Indus OS keyboard  supports 23 Indian languages in addition to English, up from the earlier 12 regional languages.  It is now available in Assamese, Bengali, Gujrati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Nepali, Bodo, Dogri, Sanskrit, Konkani, Maithili, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Manipuri, Kashmiri Arabic, Santili and English.
The new keyboard update can be availed by  Indus OS users and will be available on all new and future Indus OS-powered  devices  from  phone makers Micromax, Intex, Celkon, Swipe, Karbonn and Trio.
Another tool in the new version allows users  to convert their selfies and photos into stickers and GIFs.  The OS already offers features like   the patented matra (vowel signs in devanagiri script) predication, auto-correction, Hinglish keyboard functionality and Indus Swipe (swipe right to translate; swipe left to transliterate). 
Says Rakesh Deshmukh, co-Founder and CEO of Indus OS: This new Indus keyboard recognizes the need of customers to communicate  faster and with greater convenience. This is India’s de facto OS  and we will continue to innovate to serve our customers better.”