Aqua Blue Phoenix

Group Name: Aqua Blue Phoenix

 

Our idea from the Design Retreat: UniKeyboard

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Existing Product 1

  • 1) The Name of product:
    • Maltron One-Handed Keyboard
  • 2) A link to where you found it online: 
  • 3) Embed an image of the products you’ve found   
  • 4) Describe the key features of this product.
    • Layout facilitates the speed of one-handed typing
  • 5) How is it similar to your group’s idea?
    • One of our ideas revolves around a one-handed keyboard model to assist Vernita as she only utilizes one hand when typing.
  • 6) How could it be improved?
    • The keys on the left-hand side of this keyboard seem a bit awkwardly placed and therefore difficult to use. The product is also extremely pricey at a solid $480 dollars.

 

Existing Product 2

  • 1) The Name of product: 
    • Motorola HC1 Headset Computer
  • 2) A link to where you found it online.
  • 3) Embed an image of the products you’ve found:                  
  • 4) Describe the key features of this product.
    • Utilizes voice commands and head movements and translates them into input in order to enable hands-free typing
  • 5) How is it similar to your group’s idea?
    • One of the ideas that we had was better voice-to-text software.
  • 6) How could it be improved?
    • Similar to the other invention, this uses a hefty price tag of $4000. It could also be more suited to our needs by reducing reliance upon head-movements and integrate a one-handed keyboard.
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