Friday, December 26, 2014

Type in 22 Indian langauge on Android SmartPhone :Unified Virtual Keyboard for Indian Languages

When it comes to make Indian people Technology oriented there is need to make it available in Indian language. To make this happen C-DAC(Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) has provide Indian language Keyboard for Android devices. This keyboard driver supports 22 official Indian language(s)  using enhanced INSCRIPT standard layout. English input is also made possible without a need to switch between the Android native English keyboards.
It works on Android version 4.1 and above, provided the version supports complex rendering.
This keyboard driver is available for free non-commercial purposes only

To Download this Keyboard Click Here
For Alternative Link  Click here
1) Uniform user experience for Smartphone and desktop user which means keyboard layout on Mobile for Inscript will be same as inscript layout on Desktop
2)  Onscreen keyboards are made available for Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Tamil and Urdu, Bodo, Nepali, Dogri, Sanskrit, Santhali, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri
3)It is based on standard INSCRIPT keyboard principles
4) Compatible with latest Unicode version
5) Support Indian languages digits, symbols including rupee symbols. 6) Integrated with English layer; thus no need of invoking external English keyboard.
 Long pressing of key invokes the next character from the varga.

How to Install

1. Download the apk file to the Android device(Phones and/or Tablets) from here  or Alternative link
2. Locate the apk on the device and touch the apk to install it.
3. You might get the warning message indicating Installation is Blocked. In such cases, Go to the Settings → Security and check “Unknown Sources”. Go back from the settings menu and again locate the apk and repeat step 2. (Kindly note that the actual warning message may vary depending on the mobile/tablet model)
4. After successful installation, the icon of the Soft Keyboard will be created
5. Touch the icon and follow the instruction mentioned to complete the setup of the Keyboard.
6. How to use/enable these keyboard(s) is given in the help message after installation