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HP innovation wins award

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Hewlett-Packard announced that its innovation, the Gesture-Based Keyboard, was declared the runner-up in the Consumer Electronics category of the Wall Street Journal's 2006 Technology Innovation Awards.

The gesture-based keyboard was designed as an input device for Indic languages by the firm's research division here in India. GKB has the potential to reach over 1.5 billion non-English speaking people, including Indian, Nepalese, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi and other phonetic script users. The winner was a digital-music networking system by the US-based Sonos.


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