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Could your HPC application benefit from letting users employ a Rock Band guitar or other game controller? It’s not as wild as it sounds. Learn how Triggerfinger Software can replace the QWERTY by generating alpha-numeric text input and trackball/mouse controls.

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Posted on by Kevin Murphy, Director Digital Strategy, CMD Agency
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atomicenxo
atomicenxo

Me-yeoww! I thought this was supposed to be a group of out-of-the box, free, inventive thinkers, not smugly superior programming demigods... Remember. we're talking about people at the other end of the programming equation, not necessarily programmers... At least entertain the idea, for heaven's sake...   

DimitriAus
DimitriAus

Ya. And why wouldn’t they replace a car steering wheel with the joystick and piano keyboard with a steering wheel?

originaltrilogy
originaltrilogy like.author.displayName 1 Like

Yes, FamGans, good for you, you probably have two hands and ten fingers.

Like many others, I do not, and this software and access to one handed input devices that can be used away from a desk is a life changer.

FamGans
FamGans

@originaltrilogy My dad is about 60 years old, he uses 2 fingers... Even he can beat mr Brown fox.. i get your point but after all... He was using 2 hands aswell now was he.. and i replied on that specificly. Either way... I dont get how this is life changing since my old modded Xbox uses the exact same way to type something but yeah.. whatever :)

atomicenxo
atomicenxo

Probably a better example is a Kinect...I think the point ( and I'm not the author) is about non-conventional ease of use, not necessarily efficiency...

Lev Lafayette
Lev Lafayette

Absolute waste of discussion. Could "Go Parallel" kindly provide postings relevant to parallel computing rather than ill-considered fluff?A keyboard is a "game controller" with 105 core buttons plus options. Stick that in your pipe and smoke it!

FamGans
FamGans like.author.displayName 1 Like

What a bunch of BS.. in the time he was typing Brown Fox i already made 5 sentences over my good old qwerty keyboard.

Go do something usefull with your lives.