E-Ink keyboards that allow you to change the text on the keys in an instant are not the cheapest you can buy by any means. With the Optimus Popularis E-Ink keyboard costing around $1,400.
Now a new company called Sonder is hoping to make E-Ink keyboards more accessible and will soon be launching one priced at just $299.
The new keyboard is currently available to pre-order for just $199, offering a huge advantage over the current keyboards on the market. The Sonder Keyboard offers 78 customisable keys with each one being constructed from a transparent plastic that allows you to view the E-Ink screens underneath. Sonder explains more :
“No longer do you have to memorise hundreds of shortcuts. Work faster and smarter with the Sonder keyboard. For work or play, it adapts to you to display app-specific layouts on the keys for all your applications.
With Sonder you can establish game specific hotkeys, macros and specific in-game commands for more control at your fingertips. Customise each key to have their own individual iconography to ensure you know what keys you’re pressing at all times.
The Sonder keyboard is performance and design, right at your fingertips. We meticulously designed and engineered the Sonder keyboard, from the inside out. The final product is an advanced, elegant keyboard with transparent keys and a bespoke display that’s as much a work of art as it is state of the art.”
For more information on the new Sonder E-Ink keyboard jump over to the official website for details.