Hardware/Software UI Relationship
giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Tue Jul 17 19:15:23 CEST 2007
On 17 Jul 2007, at 17:58, David Duardo wrote:
> I was actually thinking of a linearized rotary dial. You basically
> a scrollbar on one the side of the screen. All you would do is drag
> slider down until you see the character you want and then let go. The
> slider will then spring back to the top.
> Perhaps using text prediction you can have the slider lock into slots
> that are more likely, making easier to find the character you want.
Sounds a bit complicated to me.
A Qwerty keyboard would be better, but if space is limited you might
be better with two characters per key, the predictive text would
easily be able to tell which of the two characters you meant. After
all it works for T9 on 0-9 keypad phones.
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