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2014-04-16 23:06:40

Adds 5 new languages, multiple language layouts, DVORAK support. International market now two thirds of Fleksy’s user base. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Fleksy, the award-winning touchscreen keyboard company, today released Android version 2.1, representing a major international growth push for its technology. The release introduces dynamic layouts for international languages, including AZERTY, QWERTZ, and QZERTY keyboard layout options. The release also adds support for...

2013-12-25 23:00:32

Looking at the history of keyboarding presents new opportunities for further revolutionizing 21st century touch-typing. eReflect recently provided information to readers that touches on some facets of keyboarding potential filtered through its history. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Young typists are more than likely completely unaware of how the QWERTY keyboard layout was developed, and that one of the main issues with mechanical typewriters was the fact that too-capable...

Brain Autopilot Typing
2013-12-06 11:25:21

[ Watch the Video: Can You Type On Autopilot? ] Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As I type this, my brain is not really aware of what my fingers are doing. At least that’s what a new study says. Conducted by a team of cognitive psychologists from Vanderbilt and Kobe universities, this new study concludes that we are able to automatically perform complex activities without necessarily being mindful of the mechanics involved. The study focused on typing...

2013-12-05 23:03:44

Ultimate Typing™ software developer eReflect recently lauded the city of Cincinnati for successfully holding its first nationwide typing competition. eReflect expressed their optimism that next year’s contest will be even more innovation-oriented. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 eReflect, the maker of Ultimate Typing™ software, congratulated Cincinnati, Ohio for the Cincy Typing Challenge that took place in late July. The competition was the first nationwide typing...

2013-11-26 23:03:13

Ultimate Typing's parent company eReflect discusses in great detail the most recent keyboard design breakthroughs aimed at improving the mobile device touch-screen experience for users. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Ultimate Typing™ and its software development company eReflect reported recently on UltimateTyping.Com, the latest developments in keyboard design, and discussed how these innovations are shaped by the need for user-friendly and time-effective touch-screen...

2013-11-18 23:02:48

QWERTY style keyboards continue to remain popular for most people, mainly due to the habit of years in which this keyboard layout has been primary, announced the eReflect team in their statement. The team highlighted that despite technological innovations, many contemporary keyboards use the QWERTY format and therefore people should learn to type with speed and accuracy using a traditional layout. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The QWERTY style keyboard used today can be...

2013-11-04 23:03:30

The rise in mobile devices means that keyboards are now no longer limited to traditional size formats, as the eReflect team highlights in its latest announcement. The team explained that Ultimate Typing can allow users to type like a pro no matter the size of the keyboard they are using. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Today's rapid technological advancements mean that new applications are released on a regular basis. One such application on the horizon is the introduction...

2013-10-29 23:02:29

Typing is a skill that has been a part of professional success for decades and no matter how much technology advances, knowing QWERTY typing is essential for efficiency at the workplace. SpeedReadingTechniques.org asserts that typing programs can best help people to hone their typing skills. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Software specialist eReflect provides e-learning tools to help people improve their skills in a variety of ways, and typing skills are their latest target....

Computer Scientists Design New Keyboard Layout On Touch Screen Devices
2013-04-17 15:30:27

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft The research team of Antti Oulasvirta at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics has created a new keyboard called KALQ that enables faster thumb-typing on touchscreen devices. They used computational optimization techniques in conjunction with a model of thumb movement to search among millions of potential layouts before identifying one that yields superior performance. A user study confirmed that, after a short amount of practice, users could type 34% faster than...


Latest Keyboard layouts Reference Libraries

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2010-10-26 18:36:07

QWERTY is a common modern-day keyboard layout. The design is based on Christopher Latham Sholes design for the Sholes and Glidden typewriter which he sold to Remington in the same year. The use and adoption of the QWERTY keyboard is one of the most important case studies in open standards because of the widespread collective adoption and use of the product, particularly in the United States. The first model used a piano-like keyboard with two rows of characters arranged alphabetically....

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2010-09-10 14:54:21

A keyboard is an arrangement of buttons or keys that act as mechanical levers or electronic switches to input data into computers. Despite the development of alternative input devices, the keyboard is still the most commonly used and most versatile device used for direct input into computers. A keyboard typically has letters, numbers, and signs printed on the keys. Each press of a key normally corresponds to a single written symbol. However, producing some symbols requires pressing and...

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