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Naya Create - the modular keyboard in making - Update + Announcement:)



;) Howdy!

It's been a while since we made a post about our project in the making - the modular keyboard Naya Create. We're excited to share that we've made some awesome improvements to it since, and we are launching the Kickstarter campaign on the 23rd of May 2023(more info at the end)!!

First of all, we won the Best of Innovation Honoree Award at CES2023, and on top of that, we're thrilled to announce that Android Authority awarded us their Best of CES award. Honestly, it's been a wild ride, and we will definitely be back next year!

Now onto the most burning topic - the B-key placement. A lot of you have asked us why the heck it was on the right side xD and we heard you loud and clear. Based on this feedback and a poll we ran on our Discord server, we moved the B-key to the left and added an extra key to the lower alphanumeric row on both sides of Create. Here’s the link to download the new layout: Let us know what you think!

Since last time we have also improved our modules based on feedback we got from you!

The "boring" stuff first :P, we have renamed our modules. Touch is our touchpad, Tune is our dial, Track is our trackball, and Float is our 3D Navigator. Now onto the cool stuff!

The last modules we posted here were 62mm in diameter, we have since increased the size to 66 mm.

Naya Touch now has a seamless full glass surface with multi-touch and area programming.

For Tune, we are particularly proud of our collaboration with Xeeltech to equip it with a haptic technology called Naya Pulse (powered by Hapticore), which delivers unmatched, reactive, on-the-go tactility customization. This allows you to fully customize the tactility of the steps to your exact specifications or fully disable them. And you are not limited to only one set. You can program the tactility to change based on layers, profiles, which program is currently in the foreground, or integration feedback. The size increase also directly translates to the size of the gesture/touchpad on top of Tune!

As for Naya Float, with the increase in the module size, we were able to increase the battery size and comfort of Naya Float. In addition, this allowed us to increase the size of the dial on the bottom of Float!

Last but not least, Naya Track now comes with a 40mm ball, 4 configurable buttons, and a scroll by turning the ball around its vertical axis.

Of course, all of the modules are fully programmable, just like the Create itself.

Now onto Kickstarter! We're stoked to announce that we're launching our campaign on May 23, and we'd love for you to join us! We regularly post updates and information on our Discord server and that is also where we will post the Kickstarter Campaign link and any major updates regarding it.

If you want to stay up to date on all things Create, you can join our Discord Server with thousands of other members!! Link on our website ;)

If you have any questions, please comment below!

P.S.: Also attaching photos from the BTS of our recent Kickstarter video shoot. Featuring our latest prototype delivered fresh from the oven from Taiwan! :D


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