New mobile software for non-Latin scripts is now available for Ethiopic languages. Feedelix Wireless Inc., a pioneer provider of SMS/Mobile IM for non-Latin scripts released its mobile software product for Ethiopic languages on May 22, 2006, FeedelSMS.
The software is the only product on the market that can provide moblile users with the ability to sent messages to one another in several Ethiopian languages such as Amharic, Tigrigna and Guragigna. Feedelix Wireless Inc is California based company specializing in providing mobile text and instant messaging for users of Latin as well as major non-Latin scripts, such as Hindi and Ethiopic, based on a proprietary technology.
VOA Amharic reporter Fregenet Asseged talked to Dr. Samuel Kinde, an engineering professor at San Diego State University, founder and director of Feedelix. (Click the link above to listen to the interview in Amharic)