Hardware:Keyboards

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*Here is a proposal for an integral thumb keyboard. It is based on the concepts proposed in this document [http://www.dynavoxtech.com/files/papers/LeMo00a.pdf "A METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING SINGLE-FINGER KEYBOARDS"]
 
*Here is a proposal for an integral thumb keyboard. It is based on the concepts proposed in this document [http://www.dynavoxtech.com/files/papers/LeMo00a.pdf "A METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING SINGLE-FINGER KEYBOARDS"]
 
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*The design above uses a 2.6" screen, which is the minimum size for VGA.
 
*The design above uses a 2.6" screen, which is the minimum size for VGA.
 
*Keys are bigger than, for example, those of a Treo.
 
*Keys are bigger than, for example, those of a Treo.
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*Much similar (identical?) to some Blackberry devices
 
*'''Allows for one handed operation'''. Absolutely necessary for a phone.
 
*'''Allows for one handed operation'''. Absolutely necessary for a phone.

Latest revision as of 20:03, 25 January 2008

Hardware wishes warning! This article or section documents a Hardware Wish List item, the features described here may or may not be implemented in future devices.

PhoneKeyboardRev0.png

[edit] Some important notes about this design:

  • Green button on top, left is dial. Red button on top, right is hang up. Could double as enter/escape.
  • Blue buttons are shift, symbol, backspace and localization.
  • Localization button modifies the basic Latin symbols to produce the variants used in many European (and non European such as Turkish) languages.
  • Yellow buttons make the numeric pad.
  • Provides a full keyboard, yet the device is significantly smaller than any other comparable.
  • The design above uses a 2.6" screen, which is the minimum size for VGA.
  • Keys are bigger than, for example, those of a Treo.
  • Much similar (identical?) to some Blackberry devices
  • Allows for one handed operation. Absolutely necessary for a phone.
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PhoneKeyboardRev0.png

Some important notes about this design:

  • Green button on top, left is dial. Red button on top, right is hang up. Could double as enter/escape.
  • Blue buttons are shift, symbol, backspace and localization.
  • Localization button modifies the basic Latin symbols to produce the variants used in many European (and non European such as Turkish) languages.
  • Yellow buttons make the numeric pad.
  • Provides a full keyboard, yet the device is significantly smaller than any other comparable.
  • The design above uses a 2.6" screen, which is the minimum size for VGA.
  • Keys are bigger than, for example, those of a Treo.
  • Allows for one handed operation. Absolutely necessary for a phone.