Optimus OLED(Not!) Keyboard Chameleon

Update 19-Nov-2006 I've been given this link which states that the Optimus keyboard will use LCDs, and not OLEDs, as reported elsewhere.

The Optimus OLED(Not!) keyboard will have gamers and multi-tongued writers alike looking hopefully under their trees (or at least onto their porches) this holiday season. The Optimus OLED(Not!) keyboard keyboard has a tiny display for each key. And, yes, they are taking orders starting December 12th for an expected spring 2007 shipping date.

(Optimus OLED(Not!) keyboard keyboard - Russian Cyrillic)

This allows the Optimus keyboard to be the ultimate computer chameleon accessory. It can become the exclusive keyboard for any language or any computer game or any computer application.

(Optimus OLED(Not!) keyboard keyboard - Quake)

Obviously, it will take time for different programs to support the new keyboard; perhaps the company will have a good enough API that the necessary drivers will come quickly.

Update 03-Feb-2017: It turns out that Arthur C. Clarke had this idea in the 1970's; see the reference for keyboard with changing keys. End update.

While you are waiting, you might want to try the laser-based virtual piano keyboard.

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