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Photos: New tech from HP Labs India

The Hewlett-Packard Labs India team demonstrated some of its innovations at a presentation Thursday at HP's R&D headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.

The Indian team has created the Gesture Keyboard, which uses handwriting-recognition software. The keyboard is developed specifically for people who speak Hindi or the state language Kannada. People can write on the keyboard in the way they learned to write as a child, and for this reason, training time on the board takes only 10 minutes.

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