Swype keyboard gets more powerful and personalized

The latest Swype upgrade intuitive and flexible bilingual support, improved personalization settings, accessibility features, continuous dictation, and more languages. These enhancements are all part of the Swype personal language experience that follows users across multiple devices with Backup & Sync – making Swype the only keyboard you need for life. Swype is now also available for download in the Amazon Appstore for Android.

Apps that control your mobile phone by voice. Predictive touch technology that anticipates the words you’re about to type. Nuance apps are not only about technology – they’re about connecting people with their devices on human terms.

Now our living, learning Swype keyboard for Android smartphones and tablets continues to adapt to you with new features. Swype’s latest set of enhancements make it the most personal, powerful and customizable four-in-one keyboard for Android, allowing people to quickly glide their finger from one letter to the next to input text – or simply tap, speak or handwrite letters, numbers and symbols. And best of all – it’s now available in both the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore for Android!

The All-New Swype offers:

  • NEW! More Customization – Swype lets you customize your keyboard to fit your personal style, including long-press delay, vibration duration, keyboard height, and mini left/right keyboards in landscape mode. And you can choose your keyboard layout, whether its QWERTY, QWERTZ or AZERTY depending on the language you speak.
  • NEW! Bilingual Support – Swype now lets you enter words from two languages at once! Words suggested by Swype will automatically adjust to your bilingual language preference. Swype’s bilingual keyboard capabilities support over 1,000 language combinations, including standards like English-Spanish, French-Spanish, Polish-Czech, Portuguese-Swedish, and many more.
  • NEW! Accessibility Support – Swype now supports Android’s “Talkback” and “Explore by Touch” accessibility features. When these accessibility features are enabled the user’s entered text will be spoken back to them.
  • NEW! Continuous Dictation– Swype now includes continuous phrase-based dictation, allowing people to see words and phrases appear on their screen as they speak.  And users can select a dictation language separately from their keyboard language.  So, if a user likes to Swype in English but dictate in Spanish, they can now do so without having to switch keyboards.
  • And much more.

Are you ready for your new Swype life? Get the smartest and fastest keyboard around on the Google Play Store, or the Amazon Appstore for Android.

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Aaron Sheedy

About Aaron Sheedy

This was a contributed post by Aaron Sheedy. A veteran in the technology startup world, Sheedy has also held positions at Microsoft, Verisign and Digeo, and played an integral role in growing the Swype keyboard business. To see more content like this, visit the Connected living section of our blog.