a new keyboard - discuss and critique

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at rasterman.com
Wed Jun 3 10:13:51 CEST 2009

On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 09:51:50 +0200 Mathieu Rochette <mathroc at gmail.com> said:

> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 9:41 AM, neovento at freerunner <spaaam at ymail.com>wrote:
> >
> > There is lots of space wasted. Why hasn't he put the key lines together
> > inverted to each other?
> The article says "that each triangular key has significantly more dead space
> around it than you’d find on a standard Qwerty layout. Consequently, users
> are more likely to press the correct key each time they tap."
> IMO, he is just trying to make easy money, he claims that his patented
> technology is soooo cool and ask apple to "help" him. meaning : paying to
> use this.
> I haven't try to look further, so I may be wrong, maybe triangle key really
> improve error rate.

agreed - not on a touchscreen. on a physical kbd... maybe, as you are more
likely to be able to feel were the key is as you have 2 edges (left and right)
closer and more likey to be under 1 fingertip and "feelable". but absolutely
not a touchscreen.

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