New Delhi: Homegrown micro-blogging platform Koo on Tuesday introduced to launch a novel function that can assist customers speak and type messages with out utilizing the keyboard in regional languages, other than English.
Called ‘Talk to Type,’ the function will assist Koo users speak out their ideas and the phrases will present up on the display on the click on of a button.
“This ‘Talk to Type’ feature is magical and takes creation for regional language creators to the next level. Users don’t have to use the keyboard anymore and type out lengthy thoughts,” mentioned Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-founder, Koo.
“For those who found it difficult to type in local languages, this feature removes all that pain. We will keep adding value to Indians by enabling the easiest localised forms of expression and present their thoughts to India in a seamless way,” Radhakrishna mentioned in an announcement.
Founded final yr, the vernacular micro-blogging platform Koo crossed 40 lakh customers inside no time and goals to garner 10 crore customers by the top of this yr.
“We are first social platform in the world to launch such a feature. You won’t find this on Facebook, Twitter or any other global platform,” knowledgeable Mayank Bidawatka, Co-founder, Koo.
Koo had raised $4.1 million as a part of its Series A funding. Infosys veteran Mohandas Pai’s 3one4 Capital was the newest addition to the buyers on board, in response to the corporate, and Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, Blume Ventures and Dream Incubator additionally participated in the spherical.
The fast-growing vernacular platform describes itself as a private updates and opinion sharing micro-blogging service.