Finger text input idea

Don Walker dwalker1 at
Sat May 5 22:21:32 CEST 2007


This sounds very much like Quickwriting a version of which was done for
the Agenda VR3  I found it
easy to learn and use.  While it was intended for stylus use, perhaps
you can get some ideas...


On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 06:43 -0300, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> While lamenting the lack of an all-finger environment in OpenMoko,
> the following idea sparked in my mind (nothing of this is
> implemented):
> A wheel with seven segments and very simple gesture recognition
> might do the trick. It would overlay most of the display area,
> but with clever alpha-blending (or equivalent but computationally
> cheaper effects), one may be able to see both the wheel and the
> application information.
> Here's a draft layout:

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