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3rd Tuesday of every month at 7pm/19h.
Food court tables, Denison Centre, 1661 Denison St, Markham

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Wearable Computing - Toe Keyboard (Eventbrite page)








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3rd Tuesday of every month at 7pm/19h. IRC channel: #toekeyboard on freenode https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.freenode.net/?nick=a|?#toekeyboard http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=toekeyboard&nick=a. IRC logs







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----Applications
	Coupled with a cellphone, bluetooth headset, and using text-to-speech (TTS) software:
		Hands-free, voice-free text messaging
		Hands-free, voice-free note taking
		Hands-free, voice-free music player control
		Search engine searches (acquire information discreetly)

----Uses
	Professions where hands are dirty, or using work gloves.  
		Auto mechanics
		Chefs, in the kitchen during food preparations. (pulling up recipes / next orders, on electronic displays.  Waiters / Waitresses
		Gardeners/Landscapers
		Wood-working workshops
		Construction workers, factory workers
		Medical personnel / staff: paramedics, nurses, doctors, surgeons, pharmacists, psychiatrists (discreet notetaking, to put patients at ease during observation)
		Garbage / waste removal, janitors
	Business:
		Powerpoint presentation control (next slide / previous slide)
		Discreet messaging among business partners
		Note taking during meetings, without appearing distracted.  (Secretaries)
	Journalism:
		Reporters / Journalists during live interviews (discreet note taking)
		Writers
	Entertainment:
		Musicians, musical performers, while playing instruments (page turning of electronic music sheets on tablets)
		Entertainers, Vocal performers:   singers, rappers, comedians
		Acting / On stage / Live performances: actors / actress, broadway
		Television studio sets: News anchors, interviewers, camera operators
		Magicians (mind reading acts)
	Sports:  
		Baseball, Cricket (communicating amongst players and coaches)
		Sailing
		Dancing (virtual dance trainer)
	Mobile Gaming:
		Driving simulators (gas & break pedals)
		Effect pedals (audio synthesizers)
		Virtual reality users (texting while in a virtual world)
	Accessibility: 
		Blind / Visually impaired
			CNIB
				CNIB (wikipedia)
			NFB
				NFB (wikipedia)
			Mobile phone input when full keyboard is unavailable 
			Chorded_keyboard
			Keyer
			Humanware
		Arm amputees
			Phocomelia (Thalidomide / Development of analogs of thalidomide)
			Roberts syndrome
	Aerospace:  
		Stewards / Stewardesses, Ground crew
	Translators:
		Word translations (dictionary look-ups), during mid-conversations






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