Tegic Updates T9
Nov 23, 2004, 8:15 PM by (staff)
Tegic Communications this week announced version 7.2 of its popular T9® Text Input software. T9 7.2 offers enhanced multi-lingual support. The software can now detect different languages as they are typed and switch modes automatically, allowing users to switch languages mid-message without interruption. For example, if a user types in "Buenos Dias! How are you today?" the new T9 software will know that the user is switching from Spanish to English and will instantly predict the most probable words in the appropriate language.
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