Minuum was inspired by a University of Toronto research project to invent a better sight-free text entry technique for touchscreen mobile phones. This encouraged one of the researchers, Will Walmsley, to investigate various device tilting techniques relying on user motion.
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The Minuum keyboard is now available on the Omate TrueSmart, a standalone smartwatch that launched in December 2013 after raising $1 million on Kickstarter. Capable of being either a smartphone... more
UTEST, a technology startup incubator at the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's eight largest accelerators. But it's also among the quietest. The UTEST program is part of the school's... more
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Whirlscape, the Toronto startup behind the Minuum keyboard, has generated a lot of post-campaign hype via its time on Indiegogo. Exceeding its initial pledge of $10,000, Minuum upped the ante by... more
The keyboards on my phone and tablet take up a huge amount of space—so much so, in fact, that editing or filling out web forms is a painful process that I try to avoid all together. Enter... more