Jan 31st, 2011

We’ve already seen Swype lay claim to aiding in the setting of a new speed-texting world record, but would you believe the virtual keyboard also played a role in taking the record for fastest hands-free typing into new territory? In just 83.09 seconds, Hank Torres, a quadriplegic paralyzed from the shoulders down, was able to swipe out the following:

“The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human.”

This was accomplished through a combination of Swype and a head-tracking device. You can see the accomplishment for yourself in the below video.

[via AndroidCentral]