Ghost Fingers Typing for Tablet Devices

Tablet computers offer a unique opportunity to rethink how we type, mostly because traditional touch typing doesn’t work well on them unless the tablet is resting on a flat surface, like a desk or a lap. But most of the time, we’re holding tablets, which turns typing into a process of hunt-and-peck with one hand while the other hand tries to hold the tablet steady. Keyboard solutions from mobile phones don’t work well either; they just aren’t designed for the larger screen space, and spaced out keys make for a Fitts’ Law nightmare.

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