The problem:
Typing on small form factor devices is very difficult. Standard QWERTY keyboard layouts are too small and the distance in between two characters is too small to distinguish the correct input, leading to errors.

The solution:
I created an alternative keyboard concept to help with the text entry on small displays. Users swipe to select the characters and release to register the input. A bigger window appears in the middle to show the selected character at the time of the swipe to reduce errors.
I created this video to explain how it might work and help align the vision. The video also helped software team understand the concept better and improved the development process timeline.
This is the test apk for the keyboard concept. It is running on a Samsung Galaxy phone but this is just for testing if the keyboard and input method actually works.
Concept development steps:
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