[NTLK] Re. Handwriting recognition on the iPad
terence.griffin at nist.gov
Wed Jan 25 12:45:06 EST 2012
I'm a huge fan of the Swype keyboard. I tried ShapeWriter on my iPod
Touch and liked it, but it was not a full keyboard replacements. Their
Notes program was free. They had other PIMs, email, address book,
calendar. Each one added to the cost.
Then when I my Android phone, I installed Swype. It is very good. After
using it for some time, the swiping out of words feel a lot like writing
the words in cursive, but not obviously not that shape. aside from that
learning curve, it feels very much like HWR. Maybe Tapose could add a
Larry Zasitko wrote:
> Yes tapose is a remake of the courier project that was killed. The two fellows that started the tapose project were fans of the courier project and one of their biggest sponsor's was one of the engineers on the courier project. That said I have not seen anything on their website or in the videos where it states that it will have HWR. What it does though is pretty good and most people should have a look at it (http://tapose.com/features/). I have been waiting for this to get to the app store but Apple seems to be in no rush, which is a shame. On the other side of the coin there are some rumours that maybe apple wants to buy tapose and hire the two developers but like everything time will tell. I too am in the mean time maybe going to look into Notes Plus....
> (OMP, 110, 130, 2100, eMate, iPods (too many), iPad 2)
> (Clamshell iBook SE Charcoal, G4 Powerbook, iMac Bondi Blue, iMac Core 2 Duo)
> On 2012-01-23, at 12:27 PM, G Y wrote:
>> if you are referencing Tapose it's metaphor is really based o. The defunct MS Courier project. I do see some similarities to Newton.
>> I will be checking out the Notes Plus app as it seems to give a more Newtonish approach of HWR (instant and delayed) and drawing smoothing. Those were things I used a lot with my Newtons.
>> Sent from my iPhone 4s with Siri
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