Pune based C-DAC has joined with Mumbai based mobile technology company, Enable M to develop a technology for learning Indian languages through artificial intelligence or on mobile phones.
The technology named, Learn Indian Language through Artificial Intelligence (LILA) provides the facility to read and listen to the sound of Devanagiri, just as it is used in Hindi. LILA has also ability to understand the word format and pronunciation of words in Hindi as well as vocabulary for commonly used words and look up Hindi-English dictionary. The Hindi sentence structure patterns are exposed with a relative English version. There are exercise and practice sessions also available for users to make LILA as user friendly. It also includes narrative sessions of lesion with video clips. Further, the translation of Hindi sentence can be seen on the screen. The LILA Hindi Prabodh is already available on mobile handsets through Multimedia cards (MMC). According to spokesperson of C-DAC, the LILA is easy way of learning Hindi through multimedia (Audio and Video interface).