Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Best keyboard for typing kannada in Android phones

Sparsh is a Touch-Screen Keyboard for Indian languages developed for Android devices. It helps you to learn to type kannada with its auto suggestions.

  • Its simple, efficient and allows inputting any Indian language character with a single slide motion.
  • Has a base keyboard layout with a popup keyboard for characters based on fundamental characters.
  • Select a base letter, slide across the popup keyboard to select and input the desired character.

Following keyboards are supported with dictionary support:

- Kannada Keyboard
- Hindi Keyboard
- English Keyboard
- Tamil Keyboard
- Telugu Keyboard
- Malayalam Keyboard
- Marathi Keyboard

The keyboard has been developed for Android devices running on version 2.1 and above.
The LatinIME touch keyboard solution of the Android platform was used as reference.
For this solution to work, the device must support Indian language font rendering.