Smartype was the world's first predictive typing system, which is also known as automated word completion. It was invented by Joe and Maria Weber. Patent filed in 1990; awarded 1994. That invention was recognized as one of the 56 most important innovations to come out of Massachusetts, along with: the telephone, Internet, first college, Facebook, anesthesia, etc. Permanently exhibited at Boston's Logan Airport: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/invention-predictive-typing-joe-weber/
Smartype is now available for free download
Smartype has had a list price of $150 for many years, being purchased primarily by medical transcriptionists. It has dramatically improved their productivity, saving up to 70% of their keystrokes. Narratek has now decided to make it available at no charge. Anyone who has been benefiting from this software please let your colleagues and friends know that they can now experience those same unparalleled speedtyping advantages without any cost. Narratek will be unable to provide full support for this program going forward. But if a user needs help, email email@example.com. If it is something we can handle without much time and effort, we will assist.
Clickhere to freely download Smartype for 32-bit Windows programs