Most of us are typical PC users or laptop users and have become accustomed to our keyboard size and key locations, but for a select few, you run off a table PC or Netbook. If that’s the case, then you’re probably looking for a nice, compact, portable travel keyboard. Today we found your item.
The Atek OnBoard USB keyboard is compact in size, layout like a full QWERTY keyboard and sturdy case for portability. The OnBoard uses a slide out protective case during transit and an inflatable wrist pad for once you’ve settled in. The keyboard uses a USB cable to connect and has a tight wrap-around storage area for the cable iteself.
Atek is proud to divert away from the traditional portable USB keyboards such as fold-up, roll-up and miniature keyboards.
The OnBoard has 99 keys (missing are the Print Screen, Scroll Lock, Pause Break, and right side Ctrl and Windows keys) together with separate numeric keys and a full (if squashed) F-key row. It weighs under 1.4lbs. The ‘board measures 14-3/4 inches long and the cover can act as an angled stand.
It’s not often you hear “vertical” and “keyboard” in the same sentence so I jumped on this article when I heard Kensington re-styled their C170 keyboard to include a vertical mounted USB port.
So now that I’ve settled the vertical+keyboard question, the next is why? Look at the picture, then make the jump.
It’s nice to see the continued growth of U3 software for flash drives. Take my latest find, an educational music package for kids, MusiCan. The music is clearly aimed at children and my little one loves MusiCan and the animated screens which go with it.
There are various levels of learning in each collection from identifying animals to learning your way around a keyboard. Here are a couple screen shots:
Is it just me or is someone getting frisky with their keyboard?
The OrbiTouch is a revolutionary keyless keyboard for improved ergonomic experiences while computing. Using two dials a user will twist the domes into location for typing letters, numbers and symbols. For example, turn the left dial to a blue zone and the right to the UVWXY zone and you’ve just typed “Y”
For the select few a rugged keyboard is the only solution, and I’m not just talking about Police, Fire and military what about kids and their infinite number of juice cups which always find their way onto your keyboard.
Staco Switch just released their USB ruggedized keyboard and although not priced for the home user, it is the leading edge keyboard system for police, fire, EMT and military. The M779 Keyboard series connects via USB and has a small built-in touchpad. The QWERTY keyboard is compact and designed for tight-fit applications and use. What’s especially nice about this keyboard is
The Optimus Keyboard is a brilliant twist on the traditional keyboard. Each key runs a OLED so a specific image illuminates the function of that specific key. This makes for an all-in-one design for multiple languages or program users who want to customize certain keypads, like a Photoshop user, or CAD designer. With customizable images the functionality is unlimited. Then again, are keyboards so expensive to manufacture an all-in-one design is needed?
This might be the exact keyboard NASA needs as they recently requested an undo button for satellite software upgrades. Apparently