The Foot Mouse!!!
bd168 at scn.org
Tue Jul 9 15:44:51 PDT 1996
MyMy husband is a complete foot user and we have been looking for a mouse
that he can use. Will you please give us more information about the
Nohands Mouse. Thank you.
In a previous article, robinb at comtch.iea.com (Robin Braun) says:
>Something, I'm forwarding from another listserv. It may be an option
>some can use. Robin
>>I used a foot mouse in 1985. I loved it - even though, at that time, all
>>it did was substitute for arrow and function keys in DOS programs.
>>Unfortunately, it was incompatible with some of the software I used.
>>The big advantage is that your hands do not have to leave
>>typing position on the keyboard. (Incidentally, I find the Microsoft
>>natural keyboard a big improvement over the old flat kind.)
>>From: * E. Guy Coffee[SMTP:coffee at VET.KSU.EDU]
>>Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 1996 11:23 AM
>>To: Multiple recipients of list MEDLIB-L
>>Subject: The Foot Mouse!!!
>>There's a new product that may well tax your physical dexterity to
>>its limits. It's called the "Nohands Mouse" . The "Nohands" Mouse
>>replaces conventional input devices for DOS, Windows, and Mac systems
>>with two, yes that's right two foot-operated pedals--one for the
>>cursor, the other for "clicks".
>>Yeah, I can hear the Boss now saying with this new contraption you
>>should be able to double you amount of input. Just think with your
>>feet now doin' some work and coordinating your typing with your hands
>>one should do your normal work in half the time!!
>>No this isn't a joke. This product is sold by Hunter Digital.
>>Telephone number is (310) 471-5852. It's introductory selling price
>>is just $199.95.
>>Give it a try you just might find out what your physical limitations
>Robin Braun robinb at comtch.iea.com
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