Cliff Kushler, the inventor of the auto-complete software that enabled mobile phones to guess which words texters were typing, thereby reducing the required keystrokes, has a new solution for the touch-screen age: Swype. His super-fast virtual keyboard application has potential well beyond its current usage on smartphones. "It could become the de facto standard for tablets, next-generation TVs or next-generation remote controls," Samsung's Won Park said. "It has tremendous potential."

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