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n. Computers
A function, as on a search engine, that supplies one or more options of predicted words or phrases beginning with the characters that a user has already entered.

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A bit like when phone or computer messages get screwed up because of predictive text or auto-correct.
According to the company, VSuite enables Memoir users to use their voice as a complementary interface for accessing many device features, while XT9 offers predictive text support for a variety of applications, making it easier to send text messages and e-mails, as well as type URLs via the virtual QWERTY keypad.
lt;p>Zi's technologies include handwriting recognition, predictive text and spell check.
Nuance Communications Inc (Nasdaq:NUAN), a developer of speech recognition and predictive text solutions, and Nokia (NYSE: NOK), a manufacturer of mobile handsets, announced on 8 October the signing of a multi-year agreement to deliver mobile speech and predictive text capabilities across a broad range of Nokia mobile devices.
The deal, which is valued at about $265 million, will give Nuance access to Tegic's T9 predictive text input software, which has reportedly been shipped to more than 2.
After a year, I still can't switch off predictive text and nearly everything I send comes out gobbledygook.
It uses predictive text as a way of speeding up text messages.
I like to imagine the predictive text went haywire and he meant to say 'gutsy'.
SENDING a text message in Welsh will be easier from now on following the launch of a new predictive text programme.
The solution is pre-integrated with third party applications, such as Motorola GSG's MMS client and Mobile Internet Browser, game engines, voice recognition, predictive text technologies and camera drivers.
Predictive Text Analytics, is a SPSS solution designed to unlock customer intelligence trapped in widely collected, but rarely used, unstructured text data.
Business executives will appreciate the predictive text feature," says Mendes.
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