Customers With Disabilities

What If Touchscreens Were Smarter?

by Employee ‎11-07-2011 05:21 PM - edited ‎11-07-2011 11:17 PM

If you’ve ever gotten frustrated by hitting the wrong key or keys on your smartphone while trying to send a text or email you’ll appreciate George Higa’s idea.


A Dallas-based designer who works on projects like FiOS TV’s interactive media guide, George was recently featured in Scientific American magazine’s “Patent Watch” column for his first patent, Patent No. 7,952,498.


We cajoled George into coming into Verizon’s studio recently and asked him a few questions about his patent and what went into his thinking. 


To read the Scientific American’s story featuring George, visit: Like reading patents, read George’s at    


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