SAN JOSE, Calif. (May 20, 2013) — When legal professionals must manually enter specialized words on their Android smartphones or tablets, the wasted productivity can be close to $1,000 per person. KeyPoint Technologies’ Adaptxt® smart keyboard app eliminates that waste by providing 35 industry-specific dictionaries, a selection that no other stock keyboard or keyboard app can match.
For each industry, KeyPoint works with top linguists to handcraft specialized dictionaries, eliminating the need for Adaptxt users to create their own custom dictionaries for their professions and avoiding the nightmare of “dumb” autocorrect. This feature saves users a significant amount of time and money. For example:
- The Adaptxt legal dictionary includes more than 6,000 terms.
- If an attorney had to manually enter just 4,000 of those terms over the course of a year’s work, it would require nearly 11.1 hours. That’s assuming each word took 10 seconds not only to type but then to go back and override the stock or app keyboard’s correction, which is based on a general-purpose dictionary.
- An attorney's median wage is $86.86/hour, so manual entry would waste about $964 worth of productivity. This loss increases exponentially in law firms with dozens of associates and partners or government agencies with hundreds of attorneys.
The industry-specific dictionaries also avoid problems that occur when a multi-syllable term is typed incorrectly into a stock or app keyboard, which then adds the mistake to its dictionary for future use.
“Adaptxt enables law firms, financial institutions and other organizations to maximize employee productivity and minimize potentially costly mistakes due to misspelled words,” said KeyPoint’s VP of Marketing, Ronald Brown. “We believe this is an untapped market opportunity and have the experience and resources to expand our dictionary content starting with the legal industry.”
There is a cost for accuracy, whether people realize it or not, which are summarized in a new infographic, available at http://www.adaptxt.com/beta/adaptxtindustrydictionaries.jpg. For example, the 4,000-word finance dictionary can save a senior accountant more than $250 in input costs alone.
Adaptxt also offers 78 language dictionaries. KeyPoint plans to develop additional consumer and enterprise dictionaries this year.
Adaptxt uses algorithms and artificial intelligence to identify unique words and phrases that each user enters and adds them to a personalized custom dictionary that supplements any industry-specific dictionary that the user chooses to install. Adaptxt is fundamentally different from – and superior to – traditional predictive solutions, which simply hunt for a match in a predetermined dictionary lexicon, then automatically change what users type, forcing them to go back and manually correct the platform’s mistake.
The Adaptxt keyboard app is available now for free from Google Play Store (https://play.google.com), where it consistently has a 4.3 average user rating. After installation, users select which language or industry dictionaries they want to add. Each industry dictionary is available for 99 cents.
The Adaptxt 2.0 keyboard works with any smartphone running Android 2.1 or later. The Adaptxt 2.1 keyboard works with any tablet running Android 2.2 or later. For more information, visit www.adaptxt.com and www.keypoint-tech.com
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About ADAPTXT, a KeyPoint Technologies Innovation
ADAPTXT dramatically improves people’s ability to quickly input their ideas, words and commands into Android devices of all kinds. Using the latest advances in linguistic science and artificial intelligence to anticipate users’ meaning, ADAPTXT’s smart keyboard applications make human/machine interaction dramatically more enjoyable, personal and accurate. Developed by KeyPoint Technologies UK, ADAPTXT represents the leading use of predictive computer input technology in the market today. Founded in 2004, KeyPoint Technologies is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, an epicenter of linguistics, with additional offices in India, Japan, China and the U.S. The company is a trusted partner for OEMs, platform providers and developers. KeyPoint Technologies is privately owned. More information can be found at www.keypoint-tech.com and www.adaptxt.com.