Swathanthra Malayalam Computing
SMC is perhaps the largest language technology developer community in India and collaborates very closely with government and industry, and serves as an advisory to govermental/semi-govermental organizations that determine the future of Malayalam language on computing devices. We are not just developers though, we also have linguists, journalists, Wikipedians, writers and all sorts of language users among us.
SMC also works on developing accessibility support for indic languages and maintains Dhvani TTS which supports 11 languages . Over the years, SMC has evolved to accommodate developers focused on Indic script based languages and now provides a generic web based Indic language computation framework called SILPA.(http://silpa.org.in)
==Organization home page url==
==If you chose "veteran" in the dropdown above, please summarize your involvement and the successes and challenges of your participation. Please also list your pass/fail rate for each year.==
SMC participated in 2007 and had
four students in total, and all were succesful.
* Details - [[SoC/2007]]
==Why is your organization applying to participate in Google Summer of Code 2013? What do you hope to gain by participating?==
Even though we have achieved our initial aim of having support enabled on Dekstops, we have run into newer avenues where the language is under utilized solely because of a lack of tools - Android is a primary target and so are advanced language tools for analysis such as SILPA.