Who doesn't love emoticons to spice up the traditional looking text messages. We use it in bundles on Whatsapp and Gtalk, however when it comes to text messages, the option gets limited.
To solve this issue, KeyPoint Technologies has launched a new keyboard app today on Google Play Store, named as Wink It, which the company claims is India's first emoticon and image prediction keyboard for smartphone users.
As per the company press release, Wink It predicts emoticons as users start typing the words and suggests multiple output options. The app is available in beta version on Play Store for free download, which will expire in 90 days.
Wink it will offer users to select from a variety of real-time, relevant icons and images to help create texts that are more expressive and fun. Mr. Sumit Goswami, CEO, KeyPoint Technologies says, "Image prediction is the future of instant messaging and will answer users' requirements. We are confident that our new Wink It keyboard will allow users to express themselves better and make their communication more engaging and impressive. This new feature will certainly add on to our industry firsts and will be a step forward in offering innovative solutions to one of the largest smartphone markets of the world."
Wink It - Key Features
'Wink It' keyboard app for Android smartphones recommends relevant emoticons and images as you type. The keyboard offers real-time access to thousands of standard, action, emotional, fun and unique emoticons and images that can be used in casual chatting. With Wink It, sending a message like "Let's grab a slice of PIZZA" can now be expressed visually.
As you start typing, Wink It predicts the relevant single/multiple emoticons that can be inserted from the keyboard's suggestion bar. It also offers multiple emoticon predictions associated with single words, for instance, typing "fruit" will suggest images of an apple, a banana, a pineapple, etc.
The keyboard provides two suggestion bars. The top suggestion bar offers additional images related to the first suggestion displayed in the lower suggestion bar.
There is also a Glide Beta features, which will allower user to slide over letters to form words without releasing finger and customize Glide trace color.
Wink It app predicts the not only the right images/emoticons based on context, error correction and most importantly, user preferences, rather than mere word matching but also comes with the added feature of auto correction and next word prediction.
The latest version of Wink It keyboard can be downloaded from the Playstore.