Keyboard as programmable interface

Check out this coming-soon keyboard from the Russian developer Optimus. Presumably still in the design stage, it apparently enables users to actually program their keyboard! Instead of being a dumb finger punch-ball, keyboards could become a customizable interface. There’s more buzz about it here, and some quirky information about it here – for example, that it will be Open Source.

Andrew Joscelyne
European, a language technology industry watcher since Electric Word was first published, sometime journalist, consultant, market analyst and animateur of projects. Interested in technologies for augmenting human intellectual endeavour, multilingual méssage, the history of language machines, the future of translation, and the life of the digital mindset.

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