A comfortable design and word prediction make this the
best VR keyboard on the market.
Like any emerging technology, virtual reality still has a few
problems that need resolving before the platform can truly
begin to shine. One of those specific limitations is the
difficulty that comes with entering text while fully immersed
in VR. The most common solution to this problem has been to
physically take off your headset to enter the info via a
standard keyboard or use a simplistic virtual solution such as
the ‘drum keyboard’ from Daydream Labs. Fret no more however,
as we now have an advanced VR keyboard packed to the brim with
incredibly convenient features.
Designed by VR & AR developer Jonathan Ravasz,
Punchkeyboard is an open-source virtual reality
keyboard designed specifically with fast-paced typing in mind.
The interactive keys curve slightly around the user with each
row lifted vertically to provide a comfortable experience as
well as prevent ‘double key collisions.’ The free application
also features word prediction and autocomplete functionalities
based off a highly-accurate real-time algorithm. Much like a
the keyboard on a mobile phone, word bubbles appear as the user
begins to enter text, accurately predicting the rest of the
word as well a possible follow-up.
The result is a smart, clean experience that combines the