type n walk: an app that makes your phone screen 'transparent' so you can text while walking - transparent window film
An app has been released that allows people to text while walking
Don't have to raise your head from the screen.
Type n Walk developed by California
Companies based in CGactive LLC call themselves "smarter and safer ways to type while walking ".
Currently only available on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, but only for $1. 15 (69p)
For London office workers who are busy with busy schedules, it may become a popular luxury.
Using the camera on the back of the iPhone, the app lets you glimpse the sidewalk ahead in the background of the message you type --
Provides a "transparent viewport" so that even the most relevant person does not have to switch focus while walking.
"This combined with your peripheral vision is enough to help you avoid obstacles --
Like a walking face
The first is a tree, "said the profile on the app's website.
In addition to the general iPhone messaging service, the app's functionality extends to Facebook and Twitter, among others, and any other app that allows you to copy and paste text.
However, it gets a mixed response from comments on the iTunes App Store, and some users notice a delay between opening text and launching a "transparent window" that could disrupt the efficiency of the App.