With a population of one and a quarter billion people, India, the largest democracy is home to nearly 30 languages which are in daily use. Yet the Indian Constitution and Law do not define an official national language. Most languages of India belong to the Indo-Aryan, Dravidian, Austro-Asiatic and Tibeto-Burman language families.
Considering the mobile penetration to the innermost pockets and villages of India, and the fact that only approximately 10-15%* Indians manage to barely understand or speak English in itself are eye openers about the dire need of localization and content creation in Indian languages.
According to statistics released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (2013), the number of total mobile phone connections was approximately 860 million. However, millions of Indians did not list English as their primary language of communication and thus were limited in mobile usage due to language borders.
The number of Indians owning mobile phones is more than the number of Indians owning a computer. In fine, localization is the key to new communities around the globe, especially in India.
Not just informative websites and government and company websites, but most importantly, the e-commerce website data needs localization. Though some companies have already started and are trying to make data available in major Indian languages, it is a humungous task! And companies are not aware of the complexities, rates, and processes involved in professional good quality localization. It’s the consumer who will need to drive this requirement though, as this twitter page clearly demonstrates: #ServeinMyLanguage
Among the various challenges faced in localizing content in Indian languages, the below can be listed as some of the most important!
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http://www.speedydry.com/hindi-home.html - English to Hindi
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We are proud and happy that our clients have seen an immediate jump in the number of inquiries from the target locales of these languages. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch with us today at firstname.lastname@example.org
India is one of the biggest players in the mobile app ecosystem. In terms of consumers and publishers, the country is among the leaders worldwide. We will deal with App localization in a separate blog in the upcoming months.
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आमच्या गेल्या महिन्यातील ब्लॉग मध्ये भाषांचे ज्ञान आवश्यक असणाऱ्या करियर क्षेत्रांची माहिती आपल्याला मिळाली. जिथे भाषेचे ज्ञान फायद्याचे ठरते असे इतर व्यवसाय आपण या महिन्यात पाहुयात.
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तुम्ही कोणत्या ही क्षेत्रात काम करीत असलात तरी विविध भाषांचे ज्ञान अवगत असणे, हे एक महत्वाचे कौशल्य आहे. जागतिकी करण, आंतरराष्ट्रीय व्यापार उद्दमा मध्ये झपाट्याने झालेली वाढ, इंटरनेट व त्याची व्याप्ती यांमुळे नोकरीसाठी उमेदवारांची निवड करताना उमेदवाराला एखादी परकीय भाषा अवगत असेल तर त्याला निश्चितच प्राधान्य मिळते.