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Method and system for typing assistance of novice user

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236032D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-02
Document File: 2 page(s) / 101K

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Abstract

A program is disclosed by which, while typing in keyboard, user can view transparent version of the keyboard in the screen. This keyboard will be overlaid over the page where he is typing.

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Method and system for typing assistance of novice user


An expert user can type without looking at the Keyboard. The expert user is familiar with the position of the keys in the keyboard so he can type with both hands without looking at the keyboard.

But for a novice user it is very difficult to type with both hands with out looking at the keyboard. So every time he has to change his focus, this is frustrating. The difficulty will be more if he types in dark conditions. Following diagram (Figure 1) talks about the difficulty of the novice user always having a change in focus.

Figure 1


Thus there has to be a mechanism by which novice user can type text without looking at the keyboard.

Invention proposes a method and system by which

1. While typing in keyboard, user can view transparent version of the keyboard in the screen. This keyboard will be overlaid over the page where he is typing

2. User can view the position of his 2 hands (if the types with both hand) in real time basis on the screen.

3. He can easily find the position of different keys in the keyboard and can select the appropriate just by visualizing on the screen.

This is not a virtual keyboard, user will still type in the keyboard and can visualize the same in transparent keyboard displayed in the screen in real time basis.

Following diagram (Figure 2) talks about how the transparent keyboard will be displayed in the screen, so user can just look at the screen and type, and there is no need to change...