Google Acquires BlindType: Touchscreen Keyboard Startup

Google bought "BlindType," that allows you to type on touch screens without even looking at them. BlindType doesn't force you to type using a virtual keyboard at the bottom of your screen, which's the norm on most smartphones. Instead, you just start typing wherever it's convenient— BlindType analyzes the position of your finger taps relative […]

Google bought "BlindType," that allows you to type on touch screens without even looking at them. BlindType doesn't force you to type using a virtual keyboard at the bottom of your screen, which's the norm on most smartphones. Instead, you just start typing wherever it's convenient— BlindType analyzes the position of your finger taps relative to each other to determine which characters you're typing.

"We're excited to announce that BlindType has been acquired by Google!….We're excited to join Google, and look forward to the great opportunities for mobile innovation that lie ahead," posted the BlindType team.

Check out the videos below to watch it in action:

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