Microsoft Ups Its AI Game With 0M Acquisition Of SwiftKey Predictive Keyboard Technology

SwiftKey has been one of the more popular predictive keyboard offerings in the mobile space since it was first released in beta form on the Android market back in 2010. What made SwiftKey so appealing, aside from the myriad of customization options, clean layout, support for numerous languages, an innovative input method, was its intelligent predictive text technology. SwiftKey isn’t a simple keyboard replacement. Rather, the software uses a combination of artificial intelligence technologies and algorithms that give it the ability to learn usage patterns and predict the next word the user most likely intends to type. SwiftKey refines its predictions and learns over time as well, by analyzing data from things like SMS, Facebook, and Twitter messages, and it then offers predictions based on the text being entered at…


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