Sv: New input method demo!
Mikkel Meyer Andersen
openmoko at mikl.dk
Thu Oct 25 12:56:31 CEST 2007
I've also tried to develop a keyboard for finger-use. I started with
developing a dictionary library, and have only made a very simple GUI to use
I haven't seen you keyboard yet, but I'm really looking forward to. In
addition to this, I hope to be able to incorporate the dictionary I've made.
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Emne: Re: New input method demo!
Dato: 25/10/07 11:29
> This kind of keyboard looks quite impressive to me.
> The only detail is it might be nice to optimize it for different
> things such as programming or english text.
> I couldn't try it out, but have you thought sorting the characters in
> order of "difficulty to type them" according to their "popularity" (in
> english text, irc style text with ;) and for programing with lots of
> I believe it could be possible to ask the user to provide (the
> software) an example of documents they most often work on. (For me
> C++) And the prog would count the chars and update the keyboard
> mapping to adjust for that. Chars that were not found in document
> will take the default popularity...
> Anyway, might be a good addition to the wishlist! =)
> On 10/25/07, Lars Hallberg <lah at micropp.se> wrote:
> > New demo, download 3key package at:
> > https://projects.openmoko.org/frs/?group_id=42
> > Short intro:
> > 3key demo - input method for touchscreen (both finger and stylus).
> > All good things are three. This is my third demo and it uses three keys!
> > goal
> > * Be usable with one hand (hold phone and type with the thumb).
> > - Reached in full.
> > * Use little space on the screen. The application should have it!
> > - Reached in full (take less space then the qwerty keyboard).
> > * Be usable without visual contact (type in Your pocket).
> > - Reached.
> > * Reach all chars and functions and be extendable.
> > - Reached in full, extendability not implemented in the demo.
> > * Be usable without training, even if slow.
> > - Reached, You should get it under one minute.
> > * Reach descent speed, even if it takes training.
> > - Reached, but takes allot of training and is still no high speed
> > method. The speed is approximately twice as good with stylus vs
> > one handed thumb writing. Two handed typing with one finger is
> > somewhere in the middle.
> > /LaH
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