Logitech today has launched the first of its kind Logitech MK235 Wireless Devanagari Keyboard Combo, as well as wired Devanagari keyboard K120 under the Digi Bharath campaign which is a part of the flagship Digital India initiative. With the Devanagari Keyboard, the company is aiming to reach 40-crore Hindi speaking people in India.
The move is aimed at dissolving India’s major language barrier in technology and focus on working towards bridging the digital divide. The new keyboards in Devanagari will help people to communicate in their preferred choice of language.
The Logitech MK235 Wireless Hindi Keyboard Combo is compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Chrome OS as well. It connects via a USB receiver and weighs 70.5 g. It has a range of 10 meters 2 AAA batteries for the keyboard and 1 AA battery for the mouse. The mouse also has an on/Off power button.
The Logitech K120 keyboard is priced at Rs. 695 and comes with 3-year warranty. While the Logitech MK235 Wireless Hindi Keyboard Combo (with a mouse) is available at Rs. 1995 with a 1-year warranty. Both these will be available through retailers and online on Amazon.in starting from 15th April.
Commenting on the new launch, Sumanta Datta, Managing Director, India and SWA, Logitech Asia Pacific said:
We are proud and honoured to initiate Digi@भारत campaign and taking ahead the Digital India mission, which will help bridge the digital divide in the country. At Logitech, we strongly believe that language should not be a barrier in the use and adoption of latest technology. Our objective is to promote local language as powerful medium for the consumers to interact and engage in their preferred choice of language. We are proud to launch the new Logitech® MK235 Wireless Devanagari Keyboard Combo, as well as wired Devanagari keyboard K120 to cater to the unique needs of Indian consumers across multiple markets. We believe that by adding the ability to select languages in their keyboard, we will further help break down the wide language gap and allow millions of new adopters to join the Digital India movement.