Flexible Rubber Keyboard: How are Bendable Keypads Made & Why Do We Use Them?

What Is a Flexible Keyboard?

A flexible keyboard is a keypad made from silicone or other soft polymers that bend and flex. It could be a qwerty, numeric or even a customized keyboard designed for any application. They’re durable, water resistant and virtually indestructible. Read more “Flexible Rubber Keyboard: How are Bendable Keypads Made & Why Do We Use Them?”

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What is a Tactile Keypad?

Tactile keypads are simply keypads that have been specifically designed to give feedback to the user upon actuation. For example, when a button is pushed on a non-tactile keypad, the user’s finger presses against the visual representation of a button. The user does not know at what point they have actuated the button unless there is some type of visual signal. On the other hand, a tactile keypad provides a ‘snap’ feel or ‘click’ providing the user haptic feedback. This feedback lets the user know that they have actuated the keypad. Read more “What is a Tactile Keypad?”

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