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Google Acquires Blind Type

Google has announced the acquisition of start up company Blind Type to enhance the typing functionality on devices running on its Android operating system.

The internet search giant has revealed that it has taken over Blind Type, a company that develops software which enables a user to type even when a keyboard is not provided, reports Bloomberg Business Week.

Google has made more than 20 acquisitions so far in 2010.

“We are excited to announce that BlindType has been acquired by Google. We’re excited to welcome the BlindType team to Google. With their help, we hope to make touch typing on your mobile device easier and faster than ever,” stated Aaron Zamost, a spokesperson for Google to confirm the acquisition.

The San Francisco-based company has announced the acquisition in a blog post, promising to continue offering its customers a unique experience with typing on mobile phones.

According to the details available about the company, BlindType offers a technology that works to perceive words even before they are completely typed on a mobile phone. The service is available in most languages.

No financial details about the deal have been revealed by either sides.