Palm Erases ‘Graffiti’ in Wake of Xerox Suit

My spin: Future PDA’s using the Palm Operating system will not use ‘Grafiti’ but a newer handwriting recognition program that’s similar to Grafiti. Personally, I like the bult in mini keyboards on the new Treo.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Just when millions of users have finally mastered the quirky “Graffiti” handwriting recognition on their handheld computers, Palm Inc. (NasdaqNM:PALM – news) on Monday said it plans to switch to a simpler system.
The company on Monday set plans to build new handwriting recognition technology, which lets users enter data by writing alphabet-like symbols on the screen, into its software, spurred by a long-standing patent infringement legal battle with office equipment maker Xerox Corp. (NYSE:XRX – news) (full story)

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