November 15, 2006
Send Text Messages Directly From Your Game Controller
Now for the first time, gamers can generate text messages directly from their game controller.
Gamers use the Texter with PlayStation 2 or Xbox 360 online environments for in-game messaging, text chatting, and Web browsing.
The Texter appears to be a USB keyboard to the console and game. Typing with the Texter is much faster than using onscreen keyboards, and eliminates the need for an external USB keyboard. Messaging becomes a part of the gaming experience.
The Texter for the PlayStation 2 is now available, and the Xbox 360 Texter will be available in early December 2006.
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