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Computer keyboard technology notes

The following pages represent my ongoing research and documentation process into the history of computer keyboard technology. All pages are subject to change as new information becomes available. See the updates page for changes. View RSS feed

Keyboard and switch brands

Unconfirmed

Switches from the following companies appear to be suitable for keyboards but have not been proven to have been used as such. They could for example have been used by hobbyists or small scale manufacture.

Component manufacturers

Semiconductors

Keyboard and switch-specific parts such as single-chip encoders and Hall sensors

PCBs

Keycaps

  • Comptec
  • B&M†
  • Tanaka Molding†
  • Signature Plastics

Equipment

Materials

Other

† See defunct unidentifiable

Keyboard technology

Research

Other