Today, Microsoft announced it added support for Email addresses in 15 Indian Languages. So going forward for outlook accounts people will be able to use email addresses in local language for Outlook accounts. Microsoft has made this new feature across other Email apps and service such as Office 365, Exchange Online and Exchange Online Protection as well.
In a blog post Microsoft has further provided more details on this new feature and support for local languages. Please check below link for more details:
All these languages for which support is given are all Unicode standard. As per the Report, Microsoft has been working with Indian Languages for many years now to accelerate computing in Indian languages.
As per Meetul Patel, COO – Microsoft India, “Ensuring that language is not a barrier to the adoption of technology is key for digital inclusion and growth. Making email addresses available in 15 languages is an exciting step to making modern communications and collaboration tools more accessible and easier to use for all – something we have been relentlessly working towards. We’re making technology use the language of people, and not requiring people to first learn the traditional language of technology.”
Microsoft was always made effort to include and add Indian languages to it ecosystem. Recently, the company announced bringing artificial intelligence (AI) and deep neural networks to improve real-time language translation for Hindi, Bengali, and Tamil also.