Typing on the tablet can be almost as laborious as typing on the phone. Randy Marsden invented Swype to make smartphones easier for touch typists and is now looking to reinvent the tablet-typing experience with Dryft.
Dryft uses a tablet touch sensor and accelerometer to dynamically find your fingers as you type and tries to keep them under it. It can also improve the accuracy of the autocorrect facilities in tablet operating systems. "If we can get the keys more accurate under the fingers, we will give autocorrect better data," Marsden said. Dryft finger-tracking technology can detect whether a tablet user is resting or typing when touching the keys, and the home row keys automatically come under your fingers. … Read more