Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology of the Week 12/17 Swype – Android
Swype is a great onscreen keyboard for Android – which now integartes Dragion Dictate into itrs features
Some of the new features include
* Emoji prediction based on text analysis
* Number row option
* Text engine improvements
* Handwriting improvements
Swype lets you customize your keyboard including long-press delay, vibration duration, keyboard height and mini left/right keyboards in landscape mode.
Swype enables you to backup your personal dictionary to the cloud and synchronize it with any Android device with Swype on it – never lose the words that you add to your personal dictionary again! (Opt-in feature)
Swype keeps you always up to date with a real-time, crowd-sourced and news derived language model that gives you immediate access to our continuously updated language dictionary. Imagine having instant access to the hottest words and phrases that people are using at that moment.(Opt-in feature)
Word Prediction – Language models train your device to learn your unique vocabulary and predict your words based on previous usage, Swype can predict commonly used words and phrases.
Swype supports more than 80 downloadable languages and dialects.
Swype now lets you enter words from two languages at once! Words suggested by Swype will automatically adjust to your bilingual language preferences.
Swype features three unique tablet keyboard designs: a full screen keyboard, a small and moveable keyboard, and a split screen keyboard.
Swype comes with voice recognition so you can go hands-free and dictate text quickly with a simple press of the voice key on the Swype keyboard.
Use Swype gestures for quick everyday tasks such as:
• Select All (Swype key to ‘A’)
• Cut (Swype key to ‘X’)
• Copy (Swype key to ‘C’)
• Paste (Swype key to ‘V’)
• Search (Swype key to ‘S’)
Swype supports Android’s “Talkback” and “Explore by Touch” accessibility features. When accessibility features are enabled the user’s entered text will be spoken back.
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