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Tactile Texting

Issue: XIX.3 May + June 2012
Page: 8
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L.A. Hilte

Tactile Texting enables people to input text in touchscreen-based mobile phones without having to look at the screen. The text input is done with only one hand, meaning you can input text while using your free hand and eyesight for other activities, such as biking or walking. You write characters by moving your thumb across the "gullies." When you push the button on the back, the character is sent to a mobile phone via Bluetooth.


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L.A. (Guust) Hilte
Eindhoven University of Technology | [email protected]