Patent published on August 15, 2023

Chat Like a Pro with Keys: The Smart Keyboard That Learns How You Talk

In the world of electronic communication that we live in, the power of words is undeniable. Whether it's a quick text message to a friend or a professional email to a business associate, the right choice of words often sets the tone of the conversation. Now imagine having a keyboard that not only aids you in such situations, but also learns from the words you use, making suggestions ever more accurate the longer you use it. If such a keyboard piques your interest, Keys, a tech-driven company, might have just what you need.

Several mobile devices and applications today offer word suggestions, auto-completion, and auto-correction. Yet none of them have advanced to the point of suggesting entire phrases that could potentially initiate conversations based on the dialog’s context and the intent of the user. In light of this gap in the market, Keys recently patented a smart keyboard, which they affectionately call the 'Keys Smart Keyboard.' This keyboard represents the sophistication of artificial intelligence in patent US11726656B2.

This intelligent keyboard is designed to work flexibly on different operating systems such as Apple iOS, Google Android, Apple MacOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Unix. As the name suggests, the keyboard is smart enough to learn from what users type. It also absorbs information from the web and applies artificial intelligence to continually enhance its relevance to the user's style and preference.

From the provided illustrations (Figures 1 to 17), we get an idea of the underlying mechanism of the smart keyboard system, its modular set up, and how it implements features such as human-generated content, web content, and artificial intelligence models. The diagrams illustrate the intricate workings from the user interface to backend processing. The figures offer a peek into what users might see: fields to enter text, tabs to select modes, chosen phrases, and clearly laid out configuration screens to help customize preferences.

The Keys Smart Keyboard aims to revolutionize the way we use keyboards by making conversations on gadgets more natural, engaging, and efficient. However, it is important to note at this juncture that this technology remains a patent. There's no surety whether it will make its way to our devices or not.

In conclusion, Keys seems to be pushing the envelope in the field of adaptive typing. Their patent paves the way for potentially more advanced and personalized electronic communication experiences. It remains to be seen how long it will be before we see their innovation in action.

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