Typing on air with Google’s Project Soli mini-radar

Google’s Project Soli is an effort to design a touch-free user interface for interacting with electronic devices using tiny radars. The company unveiled Project Soli at Google I/O in May, 2015, and now it looks like Google has begun sending development kits to testers. Engineer Alex Bravo has posted a short video showing a system […]

Google brings handwriting recognition to Chrome OS

There are a handful of Chromebooks with touchscreen displays and at least one model that you can even use as a tablet. So it’s no surprise that Google’s Chrome Operating system now features an on-screen keyboard for the times when you might not want to use a physical keyboard. Now there’s another way to enter […]

Gmail, Google Docs now support handwriting input

Google has added support for handwriting input to Gmail and Google Docs. You can use a mouse or touchpad to enter text, but this’ll really come in handy if you’re using one of Google’s web apps on a touchscreen tablet that doesn’t normally support handwriting input as a form of text entry. At launch, 20 […]

First look at Windows 8 virtual keyboard, handwriting input

Microsoft Windows 8 will includes a radically redesigned user interface for use with tablets and other touchscreen computers. It’s focused on touch-based gestures and large tiles and looks a lot like Windows Phone 7. But users will also be able to use the operating system with a more traditional desktop operating system look and feel. […]