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Buffer

In computer science, a temporary storage for data before it can be processed. For example, a word processor may put data in a buffer before sending it to a printer, because a computer operates faster than a printer.
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Calculation of the Input Area - The required area is determined by the sand weight in the cavity and the configuration of the core.
To be effective over time, the input area structure shouldn't change very much, so plan the layout very carefully.
Its advanced feature set enables new interface functions such as application zooming, flight point feature and digital signature recognition through increased pressure sensitivity, greater input area and more accurate input control.
OnSpot(TM) is the first handwriting recognition system designed to use the input area not only for writing, but also for presenting recognized letters and editing of text.
The input area also automatically adds space for an additional line when a user approaches the end of a text line, making the input of large amounts of text easier than before.
OnSpot Technology is based upon the patented Geometrical Invariant Technology (GIT), which offers several advantages compared with traditional methods for handwriting recognition, such as directly using the same input area for writing, presentation of recognized letters, and editing/formatting of text.
Data Input -- Dynamic input area (collapsible graffiti); common Pinyin input method and handwriting customization kit
This patented technology is the first of its kind to utilize a single input area for writing, presentation of recognized letters, and editing/formatting of text.
The Jot recognition offering for the Palm III and PalmPilot organizers will allow the user to input text by using natural printed characters in the standard input area or anywhere on the rest on the Palm screen.