[NTLK] sorta OT: best iOS handwriting recog SW?

John Heinrichs minicapt1 at mac.com
Wed Jun 1 15:36:06 EDT 2016

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/writepad-pro-word-processor/id797238295?mt=8 <https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/writepad-pro-word-processor/id797238295?mt=8>

J.M. Heinrichs
 minicapt1 at mac.com

> On 01 Jun 16, at 2:32, Abraham Limpo <abraham at familialimpo.net> wrote:
> Hi Bob
> There isn't much interest inside Apple on developing HWR for iOS. Last
> interview I read (back when they released iPad pro) was that nowadays
> people just keep HW notes or they just retype them, and therefore is no
> value in develop a HWR solution. Instead they're focusing on making the ink
> "interactive", whatever that means (note: they hinted about changing colors
> and making easily shareable with other apps).
> As for third party, you can try myStylus. Is a keyboard replacement that
> supports HWR.
> I know is probably not the answer you're seeking, but nowadays the only OS
> that has real solid support on HWR is Windows. Last beta of windows 10 (the
> "Anniversary update" due to have an official release next month) improves
> the already good HWR engine with better integration and less latency
> through the windows Ink API. My hope is that with the release of this new
> API (they promise that making ink apps is as easy as adding "two lines of
> code". I think they left the marketing guy too near the official report)
> some developers will try their hand at making some good apps.
> Cheers,
> Abraham
> 2016-06-01 8:53 GMT+02:00 Bob Carls Dudney <kosmicdollop at saber.net>:
>> Would much appreciate recommendations re: iOS handwriting recognition
>> software
>> BD
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