Quiz Answer – It’s an Adaptive Computer Keyboard!

January 24, 2017

The OrbiTouch Keyless Keyboard is an adapted computer keyboard and mouse that requires no finger or wrist motion to operate. Two dome shaped controllers provide all 128 screen-shot-2017-01-24-at-12-30-39-pmkeys and mouse functions.

It’s been designed for anyone who has hand or finger issues that keep them from using a regular keyboard and mouse, or for those who want to type more comfortably. Two accessible domes replace keys to minimize hand and wrist exertion, creating a pain-free typing experience.


Video instructions for the Orbitouch

This American-made computer keyboard alternative has helped individuals with disabilities or injuries become more productive, connected, and most of all, independent. The powerful communication tool is simple to learn and easy to use. An ergonomic keyboard and mouse in one, it is an alternative to the QWERTY keyboard. It requires no software installation and comes with everything needed to begin typing quickly. The keyboard helps individuals with hand, finger injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, arthritis, and autism.

The simple sliding and navigating of the two domes produces/types the desired character. Once the user’s hand, arm, or prosthetic device is placed on the domes, all typing and mouse movements can be executed without ever removing them. It can even allow the user to type while wearing boxing gloves!

You can find one for sale here.

For more about assistive technology listen to one of our therapists talk about adapting a screen-shot-2017-01-24-at-1-36-43-pmcomputer for someone with a high-level spinal cord injury.




Do you know anyone that uses a keyless keyboard? How do they like it? Leave a comment below!

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