Saturday, May 13, 2006

Blimkeys - FREEWARE (PPC)

Text input program for PDA with Pocket PC 2002 or Windows Mobile 2003 operating system.

One hand operation standard SIP (Soft Input Panel). It's a text input program which able to substitute the keyboard and accessible from any application after the installation. With this program you can input text to your PDA like write SMS on a regular cellphone. This method's advantage appear when you travel on a public transport vehicle and just one of your hands free, or travel on a bad road that shakes you and the character recognizer unuseable.

The software supports all of the letters of the English alphabet, punctation characters and numbers. But the allocation of the characters is freely reversible so the application practically support all languages.

The main parameters of the keyboard's look is adjustable in an external initialisation file. This paramteres are the number of boards, the number of rows and columns on a board, the board's height. The characters that a button can write is also adjustable. You can add a character by it's Unicode value so the program can support many special character.
The colors, fonts also adjustable.

System requirements
CPU: Intel StrongARM or compatible (XScale ready)
Operating system: MS Pocket PC 2002 or newer (Windows Mobile 2003 and 2003 SE ready)
Screen: The program is optimized for 240×320 pixel size screens. (It is necessary to modify the initialisation file for correct displaying if your screen size is 480×640 pixel or other.)


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