a new keyboard - discuss and critique
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Wed Jun 17 21:56:46 CEST 2009
if only i had inverted triangle shaped fingers!
On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 2:16 AM, Vibhav Sharma <khoonirobo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
>> On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 09:51:50 +0200 Mathieu Rochette <mathroc at gmail.com>
>>> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 9:41 AM, neovento at freerunner <spaaam at ymail.com
>>>> 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
>>> around it than you’d find on a standard Qwerty layout. Consequently,
>>> 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
>>> 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
>> closer and more likey to be under 1 fingertip and "feelable". but
>> not a touchscreen.
> For Comparision sakes, illustrated a key-press on both.
> I really don't see any advantage ... or is it just me.
> -- Vibhav Sharma
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