Braille Touch app brings "no-look" typing to handsets
0. phoneArena 18 Feb 2012, 14:16 posted on
Georgia Tech researches have developed an open-source app that allows users to type on a touchscreen device without having to look at the screen; the prototype is called Braille Touch and could end up replacing virtual QWERTY keyboards in the future...
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3. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
smartphone accessibility for the disabled..
faith in humanity restored..
4. pmcarlos1 (Posts: 1; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
This is almost exactly the same idea that was presented 12 years ago before the age of touchscreens. The 6 keys on the back of the device were physical and could handle both Braille and Alphabetical layouts. The GKOS concept reappeared as an application for smartphones recently ( gkos.com ).