Indus OS Expands Speech-to-Text Feature, Now Supports 23 Indian Languages

Domestic Android-based mobile operating system Indus OS on Wednesday unveiled a new ‘speech-to-text’ feature in their keyboard that would allow users to enter text in their preferred language. Apart from English, the new version of Indus OS Keyboard will now support 23 Indian languages. “The latest version will introduce speech-to-text in Indian languages, allowing users to speak into the phone in their preferred language while the text will automatically be recognised and displayed by just the press of a button,” the company said in a statement. This is the first time that…

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LAL moves into Ireland, expands partnerships

The group will move into the Irish market through a partnership with Apollo Language Centre to provide young learner courses in Dublin and Cork and eventually a year-round centre in Dublin for adults. A second collaboration with Cambridge International School will see the creation of English language and entrepreneurship courses for both adults and children. “The Irish market is going to be stronger than the English market on the basis of all known performance” Speaking with The PIE News, group director Alex Perkins said the company has been eager to…

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Westin brand expands in Australia

Starwood lodges & accommodations has signed an agreement with Sekisui house Australia to plot and perform The Westin Coolum motel & Spa in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Slated to open in 2021, the resort might be part of a proposed blended use development offering retail stores and boutiques, plus luxurious apartments. located on Yaroomba seaside, The Westin Coolum inn & Spa can be one of only a few across the world branded beachfront lodges in Australia. Starwood will paintings intently with Sekisui house Australia all through the making plans and design…

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Marriott International expands footprint in Europe

Marriott International in Europe will double in size once its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts is complete.  In Europe, the company will reach over 123,000 opened or signed rooms when Marriott’s 61,000 open rooms join with Starwood’s 40,500 open rooms and the combined pipeline of 21,500 rooms. Starwood’s luxury brands, including St. Regis, Luxury Collection and W Hotels, will also complement Marriott’s luxury brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, EDITION and JW Marriott.  The newly acquired luxury brands will complement Marriott’s existing offering in the economy and mid-tier sector, including Moxy…

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EC expands 30+ offering to NY, Toronto, Malta

Global English language group, EC English Language Centres, is expanding its 30+ offering worldwide, following the success of its initial programme in London and answering growing demand for adult language learning. Students in the classroom at one of EC’s existing 30+ schools. Beckie graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Japanese, during which she lived in Kyoto for a year. She can often be found debating feminism, politics and the media or looking for the best gin cocktails in London. She’s addicted to Spotify and is currently…

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