Google has just acquired BlindType, a very impressive technology that allows you to type on touch screens without even looking at them.
See our past coverage of the startup here.
BlindType doesn’t force you to type using a virtual keyboard at the bottom of your screen, which is the norm on most smartphones. Instead, you just start typing wherever it’s convenient— BlindType analyzes the position of your finger taps relative to each other to determine which characters you’re typing (check out the video below to watch it in action).
Here’s a post that just went live on the company’s blog: