If the keyboard was invented today, what would it look like?

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Text input needs some rethinking

"Reinventing the keyboard was long overdue and may take some time to adopt. 8pen is exactly right and should be the smartphone standard." — Jared, 8pen user

8pen aims at changing the way we write on everyday digital devices. Drawing inspiration from natural handwriting, it brings a fast, efficient and fun alternative to the conventional keyboard. See how it works »

The versatility of our technology opens doors to a wealth of new applications, where text input thus far has been cumbersome or straight out impossible: small touchscreens, in-the-air motion detectors, joysticks, and more.

If the keyboard was invented today, this is what it would look like.

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