From: Johannes Bergerhausen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 02:40:42 CST
Am 29.04.2007 um 23:37 schrieb Adam Twardoch:
> The problems of "soft buttons" is that they're not as palpable as
> "hard buttons". A good keyboard button is optimized to offer a
> perfectly comfortable sensory response (audible and palpable). With
> enough feedback coming through the eyes and the fingers, the human
> can lay the eyes on something else.
Of course. Thatís why the Optimus keyboard has hard buttons :-)
> With an on-screen virtual keyboard, even on a touch screen, this
> comfort is not there. When pressing onto touchscreen "buttons", you
> need to look carefully where you are pressing. On a keyboard made
> of real buttons, it's much easier to navigate with your fingers.
> One should remember that the sensory abilities of human fingers are
> very high, so touching feeds a lot of information into one's brain.
> A combined look-and-feel user interaction is much better than one
> only based on looking.
Exactly. Perhaps we need (for future laptops for example) the
invention of a soft screen keyboard with real hard button feedback.
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