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The Daily Telegraph reports that a new Apple patent has surfaced which could potentially allow the iPhone, or another Apple portable, to act as a sort of electronic key. The potential applications are as limitless as the number of things locked by old-school metal keys. It could be used for cars, of...

March 8th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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We've already seen a few of iKey's own wearable, nearly indestructible keyboards, but it looks like the company isn't above sharing its creations with others, and it's now announced that its working with SpecOps Systems on a new keypad-equipped version of the company's WC2 wearable computer. While...

February 12th 2010 at 5:24am 0 Comments
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iKey's churned out plenty of rugged keyboards in its day, but it looks to have really stepped up its game with its new AK-39 wearable keyboard intended specifically for military use. Among other things, this one conforms to full MIL-461 standards, is able to be used in environments with harsh elect...

July 14th 2009 at 5:42pm 0 Comments
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iKey's done this whole rugged keyboard thing a time or two before, so when it builds one meant to operate like a champ around environments laden with grease, you know it means business. The new line of Membrane keyboards -- which arrives in a trio of flavors -- boasts a stainless steel enclosure, o...

May 16th 2008 at 11:17pm 0 Comments
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We're assuming the "bloom" caused by using traditional backlit keyboards with night vision goggles is really only a problem for a small handful of you, but if you're in the military (or just really want to bring that sci-fi aesthetic to your den), iKey's new line of night vision keyboards is probab...

October 11th 2007 at 5:43am 0 Comments
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NY Times tech columnist David Pogue has done it again. I'll admit that more than once I've wondered about David after watching one of his whimsical video reports for the Times, but then he offers up a gem like the one in his latest column and I realize why he is a powerful tech columnist and I'm a l...

August 23rd 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Sure, we've seen our fair share of rugged input peripherals, but iKey's FT-86-911-TP hits a niche that isn't often covered. This ruggedized mobile unit is resistant to spills and sealed to IP55 specifications, and the universal mounting holes make it ideal for placement in "police, emergency, trans...

August 16th 2007 at 1:12am 0 Comments