The revolutionary Optomus
Mini Three keypad finally has a launch date and Art. Lebedev Studio has
begun taking pre-orders for the device. The Mini Three uses small OLED screens
embedded in the individual keys allowing each to display different images
depending on the user’s preference. The keypad comes with software that
allows the user to choose what each display shows and can be changed on the fly
depending on what application is being used.
The device connects via USB and each key has a resolution of
96x96 pixels. The device can support animated graphics at 5fps and is capable
of displaying 262,000 colors at a viewing angle of 160 degrees. The keypad currently
supports Windows; however, the company plans to release its software across
multiple platforms in the future. The keys are set in an aluminum housing (either
black or natural) and each is made of a clear resin material with the OLED
embedded into it. The company expects each OLED to have a lifespan of around
The keypad will ship worldwide September 1 for $160 US or
can be pre-ordered for $120 USD until August 1. In the future, the company still
hopes to ship its 101-key
full sized keyboard utilizing the same technology giving users the
opportunity to have a fully customizable keyboard on the fly.
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