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* [http://patrickbaudisch.com/publications/2007-Vogel-CHI07-Shift.pdf Shift]
 
* [http://patrickbaudisch.com/publications/2007-Vogel-CHI07-Shift.pdf Shift]
 
* [http://www.inf.ufsc.br/~guy/text_input.html Another text input]
 
* [http://www.inf.ufsc.br/~guy/text_input.html Another text input]
* [http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/dasher/ Dasher] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dasher Wikipedia link]): A side-scrolling probabalistic text entry method that's well suited to stylus use. One disadvantage is that it makes little use of muscle memory so you need to pay close attention to the screen while entering text.
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* [http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/dasher/ Dasher] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dasher Wikipedia link]): A side-scrolling probabalistic text entry method that's well suited to stylus use. One disadvantage is that it makes little use of muscle memory so you need to pay close attention to the screen while entering text. An andvatage is that it is not limeted to english text, but can be used with any language/alphabet. A video presentation is also [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5078334075080674416 available]
 
* [http://www.micropp.se/openmoko/ Finger splash] (Idea presented on [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-March/003984.html OpenMoko community mailing list])
 
* [http://www.micropp.se/openmoko/ Finger splash] (Idea presented on [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-March/003984.html OpenMoko community mailing list])
 
* [http://www.strout.net/info/ideas/hexinput.html HexInput]: A keyboard-style input method optimized for stylus use.
 
* [http://www.strout.net/info/ideas/hexinput.html HexInput]: A keyboard-style input method optimized for stylus use.

Revision as of 19:13, 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
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