Xiaomi India has joined hands with a Gurgaon based tech company, Bobble AI, and today announced about their partnership to develop ‘Mint Keyboard’ for its Android smartphones. Bobble AI is empowering the Next Billion by making their communication personalized, expressive and smarter with its Artificial Intelligence around input methods. Company is working very hard in terms of technology and innovation, Bobble AI has developed an Indian language keyboard called ‘Mint Keyboard’ which will be pre-loaded across Xiaomi devices in India and Indonesia. The new feature will be a part of Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 11 Operating System.
Mint keyboard is a ‘Made in India’ application which is specially designed keeping Indian users in mind, with their need for local languages and personalization to enrich conversations. The AI engine is continuously learning user typing habits in real time to suggest absolutely personalized responses whether it is in a regional language, slang, shortcuts or emoji preferences.
It is available in 25+ Indic languages, which means users can type in their preferred language. Not only this, but the users can also go to the extent of applying personalized themes on their keyboards using images from their gallery and using different fonts while typing.
Additionally, it has features like Swipe typing, speech-to-text, real-time emoji suggestions, different themes every week, cloud-sync and clipboard. With a rich database of stickers and GIFs to express every emotion or mood, users can share stickers directly from the keyboard to make conversations even more expressive and fun.
Ankit Prasad, CEO and Founder, Bobble AI said “The Input Method Editor (IME) software industry, considering only keyboard and voice inputs, is growing at a CAGR of 17.2% and is expected to reach 40 Billion USD by 2025. Our main focus is to partner with leading smartphone players to co-create solutions for the Next Billion. Partnership with Xiaomi is a huge validation of our capabilities and shift in need of new-age technologies and business opportunities.”
Muralikrishnan B, Chief Operations Officer, Xiaomi India, said: “We have always provided the highest quality and customized solutions to our Mi fans in India and therefore for the first time anywhere in the world, we are launching Mint Keyboard. India provides one of the most diverse cultures with several thousands of languages and dialects being spoken. Mint Keyboard, supporting 25+ Indic languages and with the ability to transliterate across all of them is just the first step in Xiaomi truly developing services for India.”