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Indic Keyboard v3 released.🎉
In this major release, we added support for more indic language dictionaries, updated emoji set and we fixed lot of bugs. We thank our community for the engagements and contributions, @jishnu for leading the project and Hiran Venugopalan for our brand new logo.
Indic Keyboard is available to download from both F-Droid and Google play store.
Watch Indic Keyboard in action: youtube.com/watch?v=xLfVJ4ifJH
f-droid.org/en/packages/org.sm
play.google.com/store/apps/det
blog.smc.org.in/indic-keyboard

Up till now, our primary focus was to document our activities as monthly activity reports on blog.smc.org.in.
We have decided to extend the boundaries of documentation to community efforts from today onwards.
If you or your organisation's FOSS or Indic Language project wants to get featured in our monthly activity report, do submit a post at discourse.indicproject.org/c/s.
Don't forget to include a date/timeline and a write up !

Portal to help learn to write Malayalam script, foreign word detection in mlmorph, @signal
localized to Malayalam and more.
Read our monthly activity report for October 2020

blog.smc.org.in/smc-monthly-re

Clarifying SMC's 15+ years of work in Rachana's 20 years of existence in the context of sustained misinformation. Further development of Rachana, Meera, Keraleeyam, Uroob and Meera Inimai fonts are on hold until the issues resolves amicably.

blog.smc.org.in/regarding-rach

As an organization primarily working on accessibility and Lanugage computing, We are publishing our letter to @CMOKerala

and Law Min. Sri. AK Balan expressing our concern regarding the amendment to the Kerala Police Act, 2011.
blog.smc.org.in/statement-on-p

Released Indic Keyboard v3, MSC, Varnam Editor on flatpak, Partnered with fosshack, New version of Manjari, Malayalam spellchecker, Mapping parties, release file server, New tools such as Entechil, conjunct finder and more.
Another busy month for SMC. Read full report for Auguest 2020: blog.smc.org.in/smc-monthly-re

A Quantitative Analysis of The Morphological Complexity of Malayalam - @kavya_manohar discussing her paper accepted for 23rd International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue in detail.
blog.smc.org.in/malayalam-morp

FOSS Hack 2020 - online hackathon organized by the @FOSSUnited Foundation to promote the creation and use of FOSS in India. The event is scheduled for 12th & 13th September 2020. Visit fossunited.org/hackathon and register now

@kavya_manohar @santhoshtr The current release contains 1541 speech samples from 75 contributors amounting to 1:38:16 hours of speech. It has 482 unique sentences, 1400 unique words, 553 unique syllables and 48 unique phonemes

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Today, We are releasing MSC - A curated repository of Malayalam speech samples.
The corpus is available at msc.smc.org.in
We Thank @kavya_manohar
for curating the corpus, @santhoshtr for voice collection app and all all our contributors

Digital rights organisations Rethink Aadhaar, Article 21 Trust, Internet Freedom Foundation, SFLC.in and SMC endorse a legal notice sent to the Government of Kerala by Bezwada Wilson and Kalyani Menon-Sen,

blog.smc.org.in/rethink-aadhaa

Indic Keyboard v3 released.🎉
In this major release, we added support for more indic language dictionaries, updated emoji set and we fixed lot of bugs. We thank our community for the engagements and contributions, @jishnu for leading the project and Hiran Venugopalan for our brand new logo.
Indic Keyboard is available to download from both F-Droid and Google play store.
Watch Indic Keyboard in action: youtube.com/watch?v=xLfVJ4ifJH
f-droid.org/en/packages/org.sm
play.google.com/store/apps/det
blog.smc.org.in/indic-keyboard

Long term SMC contributor Rajeesh K.V( @rajeesh ) recalls his FOSS journey. He also talks about the milestones in Malayalam font technology, hurdles we crossed, and the road forward.

youtube.com/watch?v=gMzWQV3Ng-

Organizations on network including SMC released a resolution calls on the WHO to ask India, Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh to end the Internet shutdown in the wake of .
accessnow.org/keepiton-open-le

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