If you hover over a key, it might read it as a keystroke. The keyboard was a bit small for me, so I tried to set the device on a platform - it didn't work. Makes me want to shove a pencil in their ear! The Bluetooth Virtual Keyboard provides an easy, intuitive way for users to input data and access the full functionality of increasingly sophisticated wireless mobile consumer devices and platforms where there are no other simple options. Select Devices tab, then select New Partnership 6. I can honestly say that I have never typed for a full two hours with the keyboard, so I never discharged the battery. The way that it is done, is by taking a straightened paperclip and inserting it into the reset hole while the keyboard is turned on and projecting — all the while being careful not to lift the keyboard — which is not as easy as it sounds! We gave it another go on the hx4700, but this time, the Bluetooth manager couldn't even discover the device during pairing. I understand outsourcing to India is cheaper, but come on man, this is ridiculous! You may select from between Low, Medium and High settings.
She tells me she has to speak with a supervisor to find out more information and to check to see if this product is compatible with my Treo. The initial products provide superior data input solutions that significantly enhance the usefulness of many wireless communications and computing devices. Even a n00b geek could figure that out. After about 4 times of telling her the same damned thing she finally get it, but only half the issue. It has developed proprietary optical technology, received its first major patent and has further patents pending. It is also smaller and more convenient to use than the folding-type keyboards made by some manufacturers and similar to them in functionality. I need to state that up front, because the bulk of the problems I ran into later had to do with my choice of Bluetooth software and brand of dongle.Next
This was a huge hassle, a huge waste of time. Is there anything they can't do with Bluetooth? I cannot get the damn things to work. The trouble came when trying to pair the two devices. I've tried different troubleshooting methods but not success. Not to mention what tapping away on a flat surface does for your hands.Next
After I had received the new equipment, I performed another factory reset of the keyboard. Every single time I got the same dratted pairing error. Try tapping your fingers on your desk for a fifteen or twenty minues and see how you feel—those keys in your keyboard are spring-loaded for a reason. I would imagine that using and mastering this keyboard will enhance your geek cred in certain circles… but. Despite looking cool, the keyboard takes some getting used to and needs better support options. We were then sent a new keyboard and an updated driver. There are no mechanical moving parts whatsoever in the Virtual Laser Keyboard.Next
This document contains proprietary information, which is protected by international patent applications and copyright. Now why the hell just make things simple and have the setup process auto-run like everyone else does? I kept trying that then finally moved to 1111. Now what I'm about to say here should not be construed as bigoted or offensive because it's not, it's just ridiculous. This was the most difficult part of the entire process. The first module projects the keyboard image onto the adjacent surface using a red laser diode and highly efficient diffractive optical element. I have a Pearl, and it it loaded fine, but froze every time. Under the support information is the package containing the device drivers and a quick start guide.Next
The driver will get keyinfo from ring3 app and send key stokes to os. Of course, you'll get more mileage out of the battery with casual use. This model, however, has many fatal flaws. Figure 4 - Memo editing demonstration screen. We garnered a number of oohs and aahs from passers-by as we used the keyboard while on the go throughout our test period. My issue is that when I try to pair with my laptop, there seems to be a breakdown in the process when the pairing key is entered. Now I get pissed and try to call the company but guess what? The illumination module projects an infrared beam of light just above the keyboard surface.
The right side has a rubber flap covered reset button. Another thing to check in the Bluetooth software is whether the laptop is visible to other devices. Did the laptop come with service pack 2 or did you update? Looks sweet, especially for tech-geeks like me! Tech Bluetooth Virtual Keyboard has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for me. Last case scenario, I call Palm. A full device compatibility list with drivers may be found here.Next
I'm a self-professed gadget magpie. I hop on the web and Google the hell out of the company iTech and finally come up with a contact number. Do not attempt to override this micro-switch. Equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies and backed by proven product innovation and development capabilities, i. It's similar in responsiveness to regular keyboards. While typing, I had to be very conscious of where my non-keying fingers went, because it was very easy to accidentally brush against a virtual key, which would then cause entry errors. The projected keyboard is clear and bright, although it gets a little blurry around the bottom edges, more specifically, the Ctl Control and Del keys.Next
If this occurs, press the button on the Virtual Keyboard to turn it on again. This is a good thing since it prevents any unnecessary battery drain. Accuracy improved the more we used it, but we never felt fully confident or comfortable when typing documents. Once the unit is switched on an image of a keyboard is projected on to the surface. There is also a microswitch on the bottom that must be depressed in order for the keyboard to work; therefore, if you pick up the device or if it tips over, the keyboard turns off. The first thing inside the box is a standard insert, instructing the user to contact Golan Technology support with any questions or warranty issues.Next
Please enable any desired services on that device or choose another one. Tech Bluetooth Virtual Keyboard is available from various authorized sources, as well as from other retailers. The driver still didn't really work right, but enough to test the keyboard. This is a product that looks like came straight out of a Philip K. While the keyboard will work outdoors, bright over-head sunlight absolutely affects the performance — which stands to reason. That didn't work and kept giving me an error message saying it was unable to pair my device to my Treo.Next