Two finger input methods (PyGTK demos)
denis at planet-standard.de
Sun Sep 2 21:22:08 CEST 2007
Lars Hallberg schrieb:
> This is a new one (Layout is 'numlock' one):
> 12 keys... tap a key for main function. Drag to any of the other keys
> for 11 secondary functions. A total of 12*12=144 combinations.
> To much to show... You have to press a key to see the secondary keys.
> Drag outside the keyboard to cancel a keypress.
> A bit awkward to begin with... might work fast when You learn to know
> the most common secondary keys.
> Know of no patent jet.
> Old demo:
> Tap key or drag in any of 8 directions. 9 funktions per key, easier
> strokes (bigger end target, butt less functions per key may need to be
> compensated with smaller start target). maybe patent encumbered.
> Both demos can easily be adjusted between 3x4 to 3x6 keys to test the
> feel. I don't know hove easy it is to get a PyGTK demo running on the
> phone... and they probably perform horribly. But I would be grateful
> for any report on hove easy the keys and strokes are to hit.
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I've tested the input system and it works very well even for a beginner
like me. It is very intuitive and after a short time of practice I'm
very fast writting with it. It would be interesting to test this system
combined with word prediction.
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