The Top Weirdest Keyboards Ever
The datahand Keyboards come in many shapes – from the simplest computer grey $9.99 standard 102-key keyboard to variants that seem to come straight out of a Star Trek episode. The wrist keyboardThis one might be useful if you’re in the need to type stuff while doing practical work in tough climates – but if you would wear this keyboard at the office, you might be considered a bit geeky.
This laser gadget projects a virtual keyboard on a table or other suitable material, and then interpret your finger movement and pass them on to your PDA or whatever you have it connected to. The frogpadThe frogpad is a tiny, tiny keyboard – or it would be more suitable to call it a keypad actually. The manufacturer say that you can get up to 40 words per minute if you practice between 6 to 10 hours with it. The Orbitouch This one could be a leftover from Area 51, or a prop from the set of any science fiction movie. Here’s what the manufacturer say: “The orbiTouch creates a keystroke when you slide the two domes into one of their eight respective positions.
The idea is that your hands and arms shall be in a more relaxed position while working with the SafeType compared to a traditional keyboard. While doing research for this article I ran across this review of the safetype:“However, if you have a low tolerance for frustration then your best bet is to stay flat and stick with a keyboard that’s a little more “common”.