Apple Patents Predictive Typing Keyboard

Apple Patents Predictive Typing Keyboard

Apple has filed a patent for a keyboard that uses proximity sensors and tactile feedback to detect user input.

Emma Hutchings
  • 13 may 2011

A concept design for a new type of keyboard was revealed this week, when a patent application filed by Apple was made public. The design aims to solve the problem of input quality with keyboards getting smaller and more compact. Apple’s proposal would improve the typing experience for the user so they aren’t negatively impacted by thinner keyboards and tiny keys.

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