A text input and processing device for scripts following a consonant-vowel
construction comprising: an input means with consonants displayed on one
of the surfaces; a means to draw stroke/s corresponding to the shape of a
vowel on the surface of the said input means; an optional display unit; a
processing unit embedded in the said digitizing input means; wherein the
said processing unit operates to combine the said shape of the vowel with
the corresponding consonant; wherein drawing of substantially reduced number
of strokes on the said surface enables rapid entry and processing of a syllable.
Indian patent application no. 273/MUM/2004 Patent grant no.
Inventors: A Ganu and A Joshi