The software also makes it possible for Indian residents to send emails in a variety of local dialects, a feature that is currently not available, even on many computer and email applications. One concern, though, is that a majority of mobile phones in India do not have the capacity to run an application like the one HP Labs is developing. Jacob Victor, former Joint Director of e-governance, Information Technology and Communications for the state of Andhra Pradesh, said, “Around 80 percent of the population do not have such advanced handsets. However, extra memory is slowly increasing as new models enter the market.”
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