Originally Posted by Brian
If you think this is such a far out idea, take a look at Apple's tablet patent
(5/10/05) as well as their job posting
(8/11/05) for a handwriting recognition engineer:
Oh, I've seen that patent discussed many times and believe me, i'd be one of the first people breaking open my piggy bank to get one. OTOH, that could also be a defensive patent, and it could represent a product that never gets out of r&d. I hope it does, but this may never make it to market.
But I sure hope it does.