Via Blogos, I was fascinated to read that the new Mac Snow Leopard OS features a Chinese input method editor (IME) that allows users to input characters via track pad.
Here’s a video of it in action (with some rather odd musical accompaniment):
What’s particularly interesting is that this IME began on the iPhone.
Here is a screen grab of the Chinese IME on my iPhone — and my sad attempt at inputting a character:
It’s interesting to see innovations migrating from phone to PC, certainly a sign of things to come.