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CES 2011: Smartfish Engage Keyboard Adjusts itself Automatically to Prevent Pain and Injury when Typing

Automatic ergonomic keyboard

Jan 4 2011, 9:21am CST | by

CES 2011: Smartfish Engage Keyboard Adjusts itself Automatically to Prevent Pain and Injury when Typing
 
 

I am not a fan of ergonomic keyboards generally, I tend to use normal keyboards and just go for really thin ones that are comfortable to use. Still, my hands and wrists get stiff sometimes when I type for long periods without stopping.

Smartfish has a new keyboard that has an ergonomic design and is the first keyboard to be automated to adjust itself subtly to ensure that the user's wrist and hands aren’t in the same position constantly called the Engage. The goal is to prevent repetitive injuries like carpal tunnel.

The keyboard has the slanted ergonomic sections for each hand to use. The distance between the sections is adjustable as is the angle of the keyboard and its height. The self-adjustments are supposed to be so subtle that you won't notice them. The engage will be on display at CES 2011 and can be purchased now for $149.95.

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