Re: NTLK Pocket PC

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Tue May 09 2000 - 08:45:57 CDT

peter brigg wrote:

> I was told by a Pocket PC user (he has a Casio - lovely colour screen but Windows
> CE runs very slowly compared to a Newton 2100) that Microsoft bought the rights to
> the Newton handwriting technology and ported it into the new Windows CE.
> p
> Richie Cruz wrote:
> > Have you tried the transcriber? Its the new HWR for the Pocket PC (As
> > I said earlier in the list.) Its almost like the Newton. It pretty impressive
> > to me. And was able to get both my cursive and print handwriting. I
> > never liked Grafitti. I've always like writing out what I want. As we all
> > do on our newtons.
> >
> > At 10:25 AM 5/8/00 -0700, you wrote:
> > >"Unlike Palm OS's easy Grafitti writing program, Pocket PC's character
> > >recognizer is inconsistent. We like the fact that you can actually see the
> > >letters as you write them on the device's screen, but we wish that the
> > >character recognizer would translate written characters into the correct
> > >letters.

Well, according to what I've read, it looks like it was a very bad port...

Laurent Daudelin
Developer, Adaptive Infrastructure, CIS Fannie Mae
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