Swype: Next generation touch-screen keyboard input 12 Sep 2008
The inventor of T9 (predictive text) for mobile phones, Cliff Kushler, is back with a new input mechanism for touch-screen devices. His new technology, Swype, works with a standard onscreen QWERTY keyboard (like the one on the iPhone); however, instead of tapping letters out individually, you press your finger or stylus on the first letter, then, without lifting it, trace a path through the remaining letters that form the word. Check out the video to see this process in action:
[via cnet news]
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