Glove keyboard

Summary:
The device consists of (1) a system of sensors located on the fingertips which respond to the movement of a finger on the surface depending on its direction, as well as to the pressing with finger, and (2) a device for transmitting the signal generated to data processing device.

Full Description:
The device consists of (1) a system of sensors located on the fingertips which respond to the movement of a finger on the surface depending on its direction, as well as to the pressing with finger, and (2) a device for transmitting the signal generated to data processing device.
Input of information supposes attaching a signal or a command to a certain finger (fingers) movement on a surface or pressing it. Moving one or more fingers on a surface or pressing it generates a signal transmitted to data processing device by wire or wirelessly.
The proposed device will offer compact and relatively cheap and simple system for quick and convenient input of information into the data processing devices, which has no valid alternatives in cases where it is not possible or not convenient to use conventional keyboard.
Data input is quick and convenient, the possibility to assign symbols or commands to simple finger movements (for instance “forward”, “back”, “left”, “right”, “press”) will minimize the probability of mistakes.
While using the device hands are positioned naturally in any way which is convenient for the user which will reduce fatigue and eliminate the possibility of occupational illnesses.

Problem this idea/invention addresses:
Conventional QWERTY keyboard is bulky and is inconvenient to carry and to use with small devices like tablet personal computers, PDA, cell phones etc. It has no functionality of a touch screen. Moreover, conventional keyboards suppose that hands are positioned not naturally, the muscles are tense, which can lead to decrease in productivity and cause wrist pain and illnesses. There is relatively high probability of pressing wrong keys in rapid typing because precision positioning of fingers on the keyboard in typing is necessary.
Virtual keyboards which suppose entering data with the help of a touch screen do not require a keyboard as a separate device at all, but their shortcoming is usually impossibility to print by using all fingers, as well as “blind” typing. As a result typing is much slower. Virtual keyboards also reduce the possibility to use the screen to visualize information

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Invention #11847
Date posted: 2013-07-15

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