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Google brings Handwrite out of beta, reaches version 1.0

Google Handwrite 1.0 is here, finally out of beta

| Apps News | Posted: Jan 21, 2013 8:34 am

Google's Handwrite input technology has jumped out of beta status and reached version 1.0. The input technology allows users to draw characters at the mobile version of google.com in order to perform searches.

 

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This isn't useful for Western alphabets, but it makes it much easier in languages like Chinese and Japanese. Handwrite reaching 1.0 provides improved recognition quality, thanks to new interpretation features. For example, if a user writes ambiguous characters, the website will not bring up a list of alternatives to choose from, such as "l" or "1" in place of "L."

 

The updated sites is also better at dealing with overlapping, which is capable of solving problems with screen space, where in some cases forced people to write one letter at a time. Chinese support has been updated to support multiple onscreen characters.

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Ipodnn.com, Lifehacker.com.au

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