The Essential Keyboard is designed for people ages 75+ to learn to use computers. As COVID has forced many people online for their social experiences, it has left people who lack computer skills with a very limited social life.
This product is designed to make keyboards as approachable as possible by only having the essential keys to remove distractions. It also uses a larger bold font and colour coded keys to allow for easy reading and make keys easy to find. It also features four shortcut buttons that will make navigating computers easier, they can be used for quick access to the internet, news, weather, and social sites.
It has been designed in conjunction with the target demographic to create a quality product that will encourage use and practice, helping them to get online.
Using an online typing test, this keyboard was proven to get up to 50% faster typing speed than other keyboards tested.