More than simply a keyboard, the device's surface is touch sensitive and so can just as easily be used as a writing tablet or a mat for extending a desktop or notebook computer's screen area simply by laying it on the table in front of the computer. Or how about putting a piece of actual paper on top of it and sketching an image or taking notes that magically transfer to a computer, tablet or smartphone screen?
"Consumers want innovative, portable wireless accessories that just work with their mobile devices," says Paul Williamson, Director of Low Power Wireless at CSR. "The ultra-thin touch surface we've developed is a perfect example of how Bluetooth Smart can give them just that. We're committed to working collaboratively with developers using the CSR µEnergy platform to help them bring similar next-generation accessories to the market quickly."
The device, which can be literally slipped between the pages of a book for easy carrying, is still in its prototype stage but will be making its first official public experience at this week's IFA Consumer Electronics show, which officially begins in Berlin, Germany on September 6.