India is one of the countries where Smartphone user population is growing every day. However, language is a critical barrier to digital inclusion in a country like India, where millions do not speak English, the global language of mobile apps. It also makes the country a perfect market for applications that are accessible in vernacular languages.
IAMAI January 2013 report revealed the fact that there are 45 million users in India, who access content in local language. A total of about the 64 percent population (24.3 million users out of the total 38 million) of the rural internet users prefer internet in their vernacular language. In case of 84 million urban users, a total of 25 percent users’ access or browse net in local languages and it constitutes of about 20.9 million people.
More and more companies are creating applications in regional languages to meet the needs of the bourgeoning mobile user base in India, which is shifting away from the English speaking elite.
Arnion Technologies is one of the pioneer companies who work on Vernacular Mobile Application Development. So far, Arnion Technologies has developed & published multiple applications in regional languages like Gujarati.
Let us have a glance through Arnion Mobile Application Portfolio :
GL Quotes :
Quote / Suvichar application is a collection of carefully handpicked quotes. It contains sayings from philosophers, writers, spiritual thinkers and other great minds whose brilliant words inspired many human beings.
Pop Up Dictionary :
Pop Up Dictionary is a free offline dictionary containing English to Gujarati and Gujarati to English meanings. Application will assist users to find word meanings On The Go ! Copy any editable word in device and get the meaning on the screen instantly.
Pop Up Dictionary won 1st runner up prize in AppFest 2013 held at IIMA in July 2013.
Gujaratilexicon Dictionary is the mobile avatar of Gujaratilexicon – the most comprehensive language portal of Indian Language.
GL Mobile App includes:
• English to Gujarati Dictionary
• Gujarati to English Dictionary
• Gujarati to Gujarati Dictionary
• Word of The Day along with Subscription Options
• Quote of The Day along with Subscription Options
Gujaratilexicon is a landmark work in the history of Gujarati language containing resources of more than 45 lakh words.
Gujaratilexicon Project achieved an important milestone of 2 Crore Visits on Gujaratilexicon website.
Gujaratilexicon Games is the mobile version of the very popular Gujarati Crossword and Quick Quiz.
GL Plus :
GL Plus is the companion application to the Gujaratilexicon Mobile App. GL Plus is the first free online mobile application containing Gujarati Opposites, Idioms, Phrases and Thesaurus. It also contains Proverbs in English to Gujarati, Gujarati to English and Gujarati to Gujarati.
LokKosh Mobile App is the first Gujarati user generated dictionary. It is the mobile version of the popular Lok Kosh – a resource of the people, for the people and by the people.
GL Special :
GL Special is the First Free mobile specialized dictionary. The application contain details of Gujarati Grammar, Indian Historical Personalities, Birds and Plants in Gujarati etc.
All Above mentioned app links are available on – http://gujaratilexicon.com/gl-mobile-applications
A purpose behind developing vernacular applications is to serve & support maximum number of mobile users. Arnion Technologies will be soon launching mobile application in other Indian language like Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit etc.
Please feel free to contact Arnion Technologies , if you will require any further details.
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