New Tablet Camera Tech Conjures an Invisible Keyboard

Relying on your tablet's on-screen keyboard saves you from having to carry clunky accessories, but it also gobbles up a good chunk of usable screen real estate. So Fujitsu researchers are working on a happy medium that uses the tablet's camera to track your finger movements on a desk, as if you were typing away on an… » 3/01/13 8:53am 3/01/13 8:53am

Touchscreen Keyboard Morphs to Fit Your Typing Style

Typing on a touchscreen is not one of life's pleasures: the one-size-fits-all nature of most virtual keyboards is a hassle that puts many of us off using them. I've lost count of the number of times I've seen journalists put down an iPad, for instance, and pick up a laptop or netbook to do some serious notetaking or… » 7/25/11 4:40pm 7/25/11 4:40pm

Nokia Patent Describes Cellphone With Virtual Keyboard

Virtual keyboards aren't exactly a new concept, but Nokia's patent describes a cellphone with integrated equipment, which allows a virtual keyboard to be set up more rapidly. The patent, titled, "Mobile device with virtual keyboard," does away with the need for a separate projector entirely, by instead using the… » 1/23/08 8:28am 1/23/08 8:28am

Laser Keyboard Getting USB Update, Still Hard to Use

Remember those old Bluetooth laser keyboards from a few years back that projected a laser image on the desk that you could type on? Celluon's releasing a new version of that old device, but this time it's connected over USB instead of Bluetooth. Still compatible with Windows Mobiles, Palm OS, BlackBerry, Symbian and… » 8/14/07 3:40pm 8/14/07 3:40pm