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  1. try a different key layout.

    QWERTY is nowhere near the most efficient key layout. Since people have to get used to the key mouse anyway, would you consider an alternative key layout such as Dvorak?

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        • Software laser control for left and right 'mouse'

          Allow the mouse laser for the left and right mouse to be turned on and off through the software (using a keystroke) instead of just physical switches underneath the device.
          This would allow easy switching between left and right handed configurations on the fly.

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          • I'm a bit confused by some of the information on the site

            I use two (and will grow to three in the next year) ultra wide monitors on a Mac Pro. The monitors currently give me 5260 x 1080. No matter how you work the slow vs. fast settings for mouse, there is always be a need to pick up the mouse to reposition it on the keyboard tray or desk. I see the same issue with the KeyMouse. Eventually, the position of the pointer input device will not jive with the position of the pointer and the surface area.

            I see in your FAQ that you didn't plan to produce a…

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            • OMG nice gadget. can u add RGBs, which u can control?

              U install lights (RGB) on the edges.

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                • Yellow and Blue function keys make relevant keys lighting change color to yellow and blue accordingly.

                  When using the "Fn Yellow" or the "Fn Blue" keys make relevant keys lighting change color to yellow and blue accordingly.

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                  • FN Yellow can provide common programming keys in LH

                    I notice that the RH layout for FN Yellow is very close to the ErgoDox EZ "Coder Layer" (see https://ergodox-ez.com/pages/our-firmware). Can the LH for FN Yellow also have a similar mapping? These keys are used all the time in programming, and it would be nice if access to them could be made easier.

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                    • More effeciant ways

                      You could have the keys pop in and out like stiff lego or have them screw out. Any other ideas?

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                      • trackball

                        gaming grade trackball version. has to be gaming grade though because productivity trackballs just can compete against gaming mice. or maybe try trackpads.

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                        • Concern about the arrow keys.

                          As a current user of the Kinesis Ergo, and the 3M Renaissance Mouse, I am very much in-line with this concept. I am pretty concerned about the arrow keys not being accessible to anything but one thumb. Using the arrow keys in rapid succession is a very common gesture. Having to do that with one thumbs seems very awkward and slow.

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                          • 27 votes
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                            • make a scrol wheel so you can move the cursor without moving you hands

                              make a scrol wheel so you can move the cursor without moving you hands

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                              • 4 votes
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                                • Location of the control on alt keys

                                  Your best precedent for keyboard layout for this is the Kinesis Ergo Advantage keyboard, which I have been using for nearly 2 decades. One of the great advantages of the Kinesis keyboard is that is loads up both thumbs with the most important keys, including control and alt, and unloads the pinkies, which are the weakest and most awkward digits to use, especially in key combinations, like copy / paste. I want this keyboard / mouse thing to work, because I would likely be an early customer. With many years or experience with a similar key layout, the control keys…

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                                  • In the programming software it would be great to see what the key is programmed to perform.

                                    If I'm using keymouse in Solidworks I would like to keep the programming software open(screen two) so I can see what I have the button programmed for. When I switch to a new map I can quickly see what that layer is programmed for such as sketch, feature, assembly or drawing commands. If the programming software shows the key that it's programmed to duplicate that doesn't help me. I need to see the note that I would create with each key to know what command it is performing.

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                                    • 5 votes
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                                      • Full-size function keys as additional top row

                                        Add an additional row of full size keys at the top of each hand for the function keys, if you don't use them, you won't likely notice they're there. They look nearly impossible to use from a haptic position standpoint on the pointer finger to differentiate by position.

                                        My biggest complaint with my Kinesis Advantage are the function keys, as someone who uses all the keyboard shortcuts, it becomes very difficult to target the smaller function keys, which appear to be larger than the ones that you're showing in your demo.

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                                        • Palm buttons

                                          Ideally they would work like Shift/Command/Option/Control and toggle only for the length that held, or toggle permanently depending on programming of keyboard. You could map to Yellow/Blue Button Alternatives.

                                          Added image of how it might be placed

                                          http://screencast.com/t/lLs5WBUB2lz

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