Handwriting recognition on a notebook computer. With the Tablet PC components of Windows and the API provided by Synaptics touchpad driver, we can easily perform handwriting recognition on a notebook computer.
With TouchPad Handwriting you can convert your laptop’s touchpad into a handwriting recognition device! (it’s Funny). The application is portable so you won’t need to install it on your computer. Simply unzip and run it directly from within the extracted folder. When you launch it, you’ll notice a small white laptop icon add itself to the system tray portion of the taskbar. To open it just Double-press left control.
Open a text writer (word, notepad, wordpad etc) and simply trace a letter on the pad and see it appear as text. You can enter uppercase alternatives of your letter and other similar characters by clicking one of the eight buttons above, or pressing the corresponding numbers on your keyboard. Whatever you write quickly appears as text without your having to Enter it. From the settings (right-click the app’s system tray icon) of program, you can disable the auto-insert function but it’ll make writing more slow. There is also a time delay option, it allows to suit the speed you want to work with, also you can change the color of your strokes through the Stroke color bar while Stroke width deals with how thick you want them to be. With TouchPad Handwriting you can’t write more than one character at a time.
TouchPad Handwriting is available for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. Testing was carried out on Windows 7 Pro x64