Dec 27, 2022
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Bengaluru and Delhi, February 27, 2017: Targeting regional language users with their latest mobile phones, Ziox Mobile, one of the youngest mobile companies in India has partnered with Reverie Language Technologies’ for its language based mobile solutions. Ziox Mobile’s upcoming phone models are expected to come pre-stalled with Reverie’s language apps.
Reverie’s Indic Keyboard Swalekh Flip helps consumers type in Indian languages. Then there’s Indic Phonebook, which is the default contact app on Ziox’s phones and will help the latter’s consumers save, search and read their contacts in 11 languages. In this manner, Ziox mobiles will offer regional language equivalents for the most popular requirements of a mobile phone – making calls and sending messages.
Commenting on the advantage that Reverie’s language solutions bring for Ziox Mobiles, Deepak Kabu, CEO, Ziox Mobile said “Ziox Mobile has pledged to combine quality and innovation in its products. We chose Reverie because space on a mobile phone comes at a premium and their solutions have the lightest footprint amongst similar language apps in the industry. With them, Ziox is redefining innovation in customer centricity by giving its customers a chance to connect with their colleagues, friends and family in regional languages. Ziox is committed towards its consumers and looks to further strengthen its footprint pan India and increase regional language engagement.”
Commenting on Reverie’s association with Ziox Mobile, Arvind Pani, CEO & Founder Reverie Language Technologies said “We are glad to partner with Ziox Mobile in its ambitious quest to provide language based sensitive solutions on its products for Indian consumers. Regional language users can now expect to be at par with English language solutions on Ziox Mobiles when it comes to expressing themselves – by typing in their mother tongue or accessing contacts in their native languages.”
I. Reverie’s Indic Keyboard Swalekh Flip on Ziox Mobile is an intuitive keypad which enables a user to type in their language of choice. It supports all 22 official Indian languages – Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese, Nepali, Bodo, Dogri, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Santhali, Urdu and English. The app has seen more than 350,000 installs since it was released on Android Play Store.
Other integral features of Indic Keyboard Swalekh flip include:
- 3 modes of typing – Native, Phonetic & English
- Easy access to keyboard settings at a ‘flip’
- Localised menu options
- Faster response time on long key presses
- Dedicated number row option
- Undo-redo option
- Cursor option for character navigation
Apart from this, the keypad comes with regular features like word prediction, themes, emoticons, swipe in English and more.
II. In India, mobile phones are used mostly for calling and sending messages and therefore, accessing contacts are key. Reverie’s Indic Phonebook on the Ziox Mobile smartphones allows consumers to SAVE, SEARCH & READ the phone contacts in their language of choice and makes it India’s only true language agnostic phonebook.
It supports 11 Indian languages- Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese and English. The app has seen more than 320,000 installs since it was released on Android Play Store.
About Ziox Mobile:
Operational since 2015 Ziox Mobiles, part of Sun Airvoice Pvt. Ltd. has had a vision of making technologically superior products at affordable prices without any compromise on quality. Headquartered in New Delhi, Ziox Mobiles has been empowering consumers with quality products and demonstrated quick and robust expansion in the category.
Already considered as one of the most innovative and fastest growing brands in the mobile category, the brand has established its presence across the country with an extensive branch office network, system integrators and distribution channels. For more visit http://ziox.in/
About Reverie Language Technologies:
Reverie’s vision is to promote Language Equality on the InternetTM. It was founded in 2009 by Arvind Pani, Vivek Pani and S.K Mohanty, and is led by a strong R&D technology team that builds technologies to bridge the language divide in the digital world. Reverie works with OEM & chipset manufacturers, enterprises (Consumer Internet) and the developer community.
Reverie’s Language-as-a-ServiceTM (LaaSTM) cloud platform provides localisation services such as local-language translation, transliteration, device input, and search through a set of APIs. The platform integrates with business infrastructure (websites and apps) to enable end users to consume digital content in their preferred language in multiple languages, real-time.
Reverie serves the consumer Internet space (online retail, e-commerce marketplaces, travel, media & entertainment), banks and financial services, e-governance, across millions of devices.