The Wingz Smartkeyboards has come up with a whole new kind of keyboard. It has a small touch screen inserted in the middle. The primary aim of this touchscreen is to enable the users to be more productive, compared to using the conventional keyboards. Notably ‘Wingz Smartkeyboards’ is fledgling technology venture initiated by an ex Microsoft employee. The motto of the company is to bring out cutting edge next gen keyboard technology and wipe out the current keyboards that we are using with our PCs and tablet computers.
This small touchscreen placed in the middle of the keyboard is even capable of running apps. It comes pre installed with a specially programmed version of Android OS and enables you to perform variety of tasks, such as tweeting, internet browsing, texting etc. So it means that this tiny screen which ergonomically and embedded into this keyboard, can actually act as a working monitor for you, in a tiny format. You can connect it wirelessly to your computing device, which can be your laptop, desktop or your tablet PC and can run any Android application through this tiny touch screen. In brief it can act as your second graphic user interface (GUI).
By now you might have got that idea that this keyboard can become very handy in your on the go moments. Suppose you need to move around your house for some reason, just carry around that keyboard, to keep working on your computer or suppose you are taking some vital notes, in that case also it will be very helpful as you won’t have to keep staring at your big screen.
It supports both Bluetooth and USB connectivity and can be used on any HID-enabled device. It means that it’s compatible with most of the popular tablet computing devices such as iPad and Windows Tablets too and also most of the other laptops and desktop computers. You can connect it to the web through Wi-Fi connectivity.
Apart from all these, it will also have a SIM slot to insert a SIM card and get connected to the mobile network, two cameras, a memory card slot, a headphone jack and other multimedia options. The two cameras attached to the keyboard will let you have a video chat through video conferencing applications such as Skype.
The whole ambitious project is actually the brainchild of David Prokop, who was associated with Microsoft for 13 years in their Research & Development department. Above all, tech enthusiasts can expect lots of wonderful things from this new concept keyboard.