Have you seen Samsung's invisible keyboard?

(Image credit: Samsung)

Our devices are getting smaller, lighter, and increasingly wire-free, but Samsung has gone step further in our quest for portable productivity: say hello to SelfieType, the first keyboardless keyboard. Sounds crackers, but it's true. The boffins at Samsung Electronics’ in-house incubation program C-Lab have developed AI software that analyses your finger movements and then translates them into QWERTY keyboard inputs on your device. All you need to make the magic happen is a front-facing camera (from a smartphone, tablet or laptop). 

To use the invisible keyboard, you simply place your device on any flat surface, hold your hands in the typing position and start typing. Take a look at the video below to see SelfieType in action – you will be impressed. (Looking for a more traditional option? See our pick of the best keyboards or the best tablet keyboards.)

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Steven Jenkins is a freelance content creator who has worked in the creative industry for over 20 years. The web and design are in his blood. He started out as a web designer before becoming the editor of Web Designer magazine and later net magazine. Loud guitars, AFC Bournemouth, Photoshop, CSS, and trying to save the world take up the rest of this time.