Can new keyboard stop the aches?

Bournellis, Cynthia
June 1997
Electronic News;06/16/97, Vol. 43 Issue 2172, p62
Trade Publication
Focuses on the TouchEasy Ergonomic keyboard developed by Benjamin Rossen to eliminate the incorrect positions of the hands, arms, elbows and wrists when typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard. Features of the keyboard under prototype stage; Rossen's rationale for the keyboard's design; Anatomical study made of the arm, hand and finger structures prior to the design process.


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