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Researchers from Aalto University (Finland), University of Cambridge and ETH Zurich analysed the typing speed of tens of thousands of users on both phones and computers.(Unsplash)

Millennials typing faster on smartphones than parents

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 02:45 PM IST
A study of over 37,000 users found that the ‘typing gap’, the difference in typing speeds between mobile devices and physical keyboards is decreasing, and 10-19-year olds can type about 10 words-per-minute faster than their parents’ generation.
The study is based on analysis of the largest dataset on typing speeds and styles based on 136 million keystrokes from 168,000 volunteers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The study is based on analysis of the largest dataset on typing speeds and styles based on 136 million keystrokes from 168,000 volunteers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Typewriter vs computer era: How fast do you type?

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2018 07:58 PM IST
Researchers found that the fastest typists performed between 40%-70% of keystrokes using rollover typing, in which the next key is pressed before the previous key is released.
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