What you need to know today about Indic website search

Internet penetration in India rose to 34.8% in the year 2016 compared to 27% in 2015. Businesses with an online presence, who initially catered to English-only audience, responded to this change by providing their content in many Indian languages. E-commerce, banking, logistics, healthcare and other sectors showed the adoption of Indic languages in terms of… View Article

Reverie’s Indic Keyboard Swalekh Flip Named the Best Utility App in the 2016 Silicon Valley Business App Awards

Bangalore, Karnataka — December 21, 2016 – Reverie’s Indic Keyboard Swalekh Flip has been announced as the ‘Best Utility App’ in the 2016 Silicon Valley Business App Awards (SVBA) sponsored by Regalix, Inc. Hailed as one of the most prestigious app & device awards program in the Silicon Valley, the SVBA Awards recognize and reward best achievements in… View Article

Is the Indian hyperlocal industry really (hyper)local?

The Indian hyperlocal industry is gaining prominence for all the right reasons. What started with Zomato, BigBasket and UrbanClap, roughly around 2010, is all set to exceed Rs. 2300 crores by 2020. Fuelled by an increase in awareness among the urban and rural populations, greater penetration & use of technology, and an overall improvement in the… View Article

My experiments on designing an image with Indic language text

I have always found languages alluring. To me, they are mysterious and beautiful. I often find myself pondering over their origins to the point of wondering about what led to the first instinct in a man/woman to give voice to his/her thoughts. How did they structure the seemingly incoherent sounds to establish common meaning in… View Article

Why the Indian digital classifieds industry has to step up its localisation game

While the term ‘Classified Advertising’ might seem like a modern term, you would be surprised to know that outdoor advertising has been in vogue for about 4,000 years now. Throughout history, kingdoms and legions have had advertisements engraved, carved, embroidered and put up for general public. The first newspaper classified advertisement was published in the… View Article