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Nuance Swype Now Exclusive Keyboard for OPPO International Version
|By Business Wire
|June 19, 2014 08:02 AM EDT
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its
popular living, learning Swype keyboard for Android smartphones and
tablets is now the default keyboard for OPPO, one of the top smartphone
brands in China. The agreement includes expanded languages for regions
such as South East Asia and Latin America – all part of Swype’s Living
Language platform with optional sign-up that grows, learns and
personalizes the user experience. No download required.
Swype is 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. OPPO is passionate about exploring and
integrating cutting-edge technology. Together with Swype’s adaptive
platform, OPPO will offer smartphone users a language platform and input
method that deploy a differentiated keyboard experience.
Living Language platform uses crowdsourcing to analyze new words and
phrases in real-time, continuously updating its language dictionaries.
Swype features intuitive bilingual support for languages that allows
users to enter text in two selected languages, quickly and easily. And,
words suggested by Swype will automatically adjust to the bilingual
user’s language preference. Swype’s bilingual keyboard capabilities
support over 1,000 language combinations, including standards like
English-Spanish, Thai-English, Vietnamese-French, Czech-Russian, and
“Since entering the mobile market in 2008, we have been relentless in
our pursuit of the latest technology, the highest quality and the most
user-friendly products. We are confident that we will stay ahead and
provide our customers differentiation with Swype’s intelligent and
intuitive keyboard capabilities, while enhancing our global reach in the
process. We are thrilled to share this contemporary take on text-input
with our customers and partners for the emerging markets in the region,”
said Sky Li, Director of Overseas Business, OPPO.
“Working with Nuance, OPPO is able to offer an adaptive and simplified
way to engage with mobile devices in over 70 languages and especially in
the fast-developing markets in South East Asia,” said Aaron Sheedy, vice
president of mobile product, Mobile and Consumer Division, Nuance. “With
an expanded presence in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and India, OPPO
platforms will integrate Nuance’s Swype for intuitive and customizable
Swype for OPPO is now available for the OPPO N1 and the Find7
international version. To learn more, visit http://en.oppo.com.
Swype is a part of Nuance’s portfolio of voice, touch and natural
language understanding innovations that are defining a new generation of
intelligent systems and personal assistant technologies, which include
Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Dragon Dictate for Mac, Dragon Assistant for
Intel-inspired Ultrabooks, Nuance Voice Ads, Dragon Dictation, Dragon
Go!, Dragon Mobile Assistant, Dragon Drive, Dragon TV, Nuance Voiceprint
and Dragon Voicemail to Text. With Nuance technology, people experience
more humanized interactions with the world’s best phones, tablets,
computers, cars, TVs, apps and services from leading manufacturers and
To learn more, visit www.nuance.com
or follow us on Twitter: @NuanceMobile
About Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language
solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its
technologies, applications and services make the user experience more
compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and
systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses
experience Nuance’s proven applications. For more information, please
OPPO is a globally registered technology brand with a long history of
serving customers in North America, Europe and Asia. We seek to fuse
technology and affection in all of our products, and since entering the
mobile market in 2008, we have been restless in our pursuit of the
latest technology, the highest quality and the most user friendly
products. For more information, please visit http://en.oppo.com/.
Nuance, Swype and the Nuance logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the
United States of America and/or other countries. All other company names
or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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