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SwiftKey virtual keyboard for tablets launches alongside Xoom

Good news for Android users! Touchtype, the creator of one of Android’s favorite keyboards has announced that SwiftKey will be coming to Android Honeycomb tablets, coinciding with the release of the Motorola Xoom.

They have kept all the best things: the easily programmable custom dictionary, punctuation prediction, and amazing word prediction, which doesn’t only predict the word that you are currently typing, but it also has the ability to logically predict the next word in your sentence. Along with the familiar features, Touchtype has added a few extra to adapt it to the tablet and to bring the application into 2011.

This new version of SwiftKey will be a more personal experience. It will be able to analyze your online profiles — Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, your blog, etc. — and through Google’s advanced cloud-based technology, SwiftKey learns how you write and quickly tailors your typing experience, meaning it may quite literally take the words right out of your mouth. It is also multi-lingual, and can facilitate predictions in several different languages simultaneously, offering predictions in the most relevant language automatically, without the need of manual selection.

Lastly, SwiftKeys core prediction engine, Fluency 2.0, is integrated directly into the Honeycomb product allowing for a brand new prediction technique that will integrate each aspect of the typing interface process (from the first two keys pressed to the prediction of sentences), meaning no probability will be left untouched.

All of this will be delivered with a shiny new interface, where the keyboard is split into 3 sections, letters on the left, numbers in the middle and more letters on the right, emphasizing the convenience of typing with your thumbs.

Do you still need a hardware keyboard? I don’t think so.

[AndroidCentral]

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    I’ve been a massive Swiftkey advocate since it came out. It *really* is amazing!