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* [http://depts.washington.edu/ewrite/ EdgeWrite]
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* [http://depts.washington.edu/ewrite/ EdgeWrite], a unistroke character/word input method (reminiscent of Palm's Graffiti)
 
* [http://www.fitaly.com/wince/pocketpcfitaly.htm Fitaly Keyboard]
 
* [http://www.fitaly.com/wince/pocketpcfitaly.htm Fitaly Keyboard]
 
* [http://images.overstock.com/f/102/3117/8h/www.overstock.com/images/products/L10480944.jpg Input method used by Garmin] (Maybe patented?)
 
* [http://images.overstock.com/f/102/3117/8h/www.overstock.com/images/products/L10480944.jpg Input method used by Garmin] (Maybe patented?)
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* [http://www.tengo.net/ TenGO]
 
* [http://www.tengo.net/ TenGO]
 
* [http://www.agiletext.com/ AgileText]
 
* [http://www.agiletext.com/ AgileText]
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===== Text input method surveys =====
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Here are some surveys / overviews of text entry methods that I turned up using Google:
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* [http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/~jhw/text.html Text entry] A web page with a survey of text entry methods by John Williamson
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* Poika Isokoski, [http://www.cs.uta.fi/~poika/g/g.html A Minimal Device-Independent Text Input Method], has a chapter listing existing approaches ca. 1999
  
 
===== Other ways to enter text =====
 
===== Other ways to enter text =====

Revision as of 00:41, 29 May 2007

Current version supports input using on screen keyboard. You can also use Bluetooth keyboards and with (battery) powered USB hub can also use USB keyboards.

Near computer can also use networking over Bluetooth or USB and then ssh into device or run X11 programs remotely and thus use whatever input possibilities other computer supports.

For further predictive text input information see: Predictive text wikipedia

Wishes warning! This article or section documents one or more OpenMoko Wish List items, the features described here may or may not be implemented in the future.

Contents

New input methods
Patented input methods
Text input method surveys

Here are some surveys / overviews of text entry methods that I turned up using Google:

Other ways to enter text
Interesting hardware input devices
Personal tools

Current version supports input using on screen keyboard. You can also use Bluetooth keyboards and with (battery) powered USB hub can also use USB keyboards.

Near computer can also use networking over Bluetooth or USB and then ssh into device or run X11 programs remotely and thus use whatever input possibilities other computer supports.

For further predictive text input information see: Predictive text wikipedia

Wishes warning! This article or section documents one or more OpenMoko Wish List items, the features described here may or may not be implemented in the future.
New input methods
Patented input methods
Other ways to enter text
Interesting hardware input devices