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Keyboard which reads handwriting

Steve Dougherty | Sep 20, 2007 8:18 PM CDT

We wish we had more information on this keyboard--in fact, we'd settle for just about any information on it. As far as we can tell from its product listing, this is a USB keyboard equipped for handwriting recognition with a built-in touch screen and stylus.

(Credit: DealExtreme)It's described as an "identity" feature, which implies that the handwriting would be used for security, but it could also just be used to read foreign language characters or custom symbols, not unlike a Chinese-made mouse that we saw earlier this year. What we do know is that it's marketed by a company called A1Pro and is selling for only $25.48 (with free shipping). It's also black. And we saw it on a Web site.

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Logitech Unveils First 'Air' Mouse

Steve Dougherty | Jul 13, 2007 5:01 AM CDT

FREMONT, Calif. - July 12, 2007 - The future of PC navigation starts now. Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), the world's leading manufacturer of computer mice, today introduced the Logitech® MX Air™ Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse, a versatile laser mouse that works on the desk and in the air. Similar to the way people use a remote to control a television, when holding the MX Air mouse, people can now lean back and relax while navigating the computer and enjoying media content.

For many, the computer is now much more than a productivity tool. It serves as a hub for digital media, demanding a new way for people to control, consume and enjoy music, photos and videos on the PC. To enable effortless in-air navigation, the new mouse combines three important technologies - Freespace™ motion-control, gesture command and wireless - so people can point, select and play media files with just a flick of the wrist.

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