Blue Orb, a company dedicated to the development of advanced input systems, announced today the Blue Orb's Texter, a device that plugs in between the Xbox 360 and the controller to enable in-game messaging without the need of a full QWERTY keyboard or the on-screen keyboard provided by the Xbox 360 dashboard.
The Texter appears to be a USB keyboard to the console and game. Once connected, a simple double click of your controller's left thumbstick activates the Texter so you can start typing. If you click the left stick again, you get back to the game.
You need to apply two rings that come with the Texter, each one fit right around the thumbsticks. One have eight colored zones, the other has eight zones, each one holding four letters from the alphabet.
To type a letter, you select with the left thumbstick the color of the zone that has that letter and then with the right thumbstick you select the area...