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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible

It's really hard to find exact data about keys travel distance and force needed to actuate. But I would recommend you some keyboards which are good choices in my opinion. 1st option: We can start ...
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Flat keyboard without any physical keys

Your image brings to mind a product which appeared a few years ago, a laser projection keyboard, which displays an image of the keyboard on any surface and uses sensors to determine "keypresses&...
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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible

Coincidentally, Cherry has just released a new switch, the MX Silver (a.k.a. MX Speed), which has a much lower actuation point: Unfortunately, the travel distance is too quite long, I'm not sure why (...
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Split keyboard with duplicated keys

So, there is no keyboards with a dedicated "B" key on both sides so I found the next best thing. The Ergo Pro is fully separated, and has some good reviews. but what it has that you really need, an ...
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Flat keyboard without any physical keys

Here is a type of keyboard that might fit your description. Take a look at the waterproof Purekeys Medical Keyboard. Because of the flat top surface and the lack of edges and seams the keyboards are ...
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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible

Look no further. Optimus Tactus. Zero travel distance and mere touch to activate. Plus on-the-fly reconfiguration of the layout, even quite thorough, with arbitrary key shape changes. I'm not ...
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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible

The Arion Rapoo Black KX 5.8GHz Wireless Smart Backlight LED Built-in Lithium Battery Mechanical MX Keyboard - Black (85 USD) is mechanical, in addition to being flat (2mm travel distance, 50g ...
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Compact keyboard with mechanical switches

This doesn't hit all of your checkboxes, but I like it quite a bit so I'll throw in a recommendation for an Anne Pro mechanical keyboard. I picked one up a few weeks ago because the robber dome boards ...
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Flat keyboard without any physical keys

Some companies sell touchpads with built in keyboard screens. Things like Wireless Keyboard Touchpad Combo. That particular product sets off a lot of red flags (unknown brand, keyword stuffing), but ...
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Recommended mechanical keyboard for gaming/typing

I consider Brett's answer incomplete and rather subjective, so I'll toss in my two cents. First, there are great differences between the different switch types - and some of them can be rather ...
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Are mechanical keyboards too high/bulky for ergonomic typing?

This is a complicated question to answer, because while you are ostensibly looking for a mechanical keyboard, you are comparing them unfavorably with a non-mechanical keyboard whose best ...
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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible

http://www.keyboardco.com/keyboard/cleankeys-glass-easy-clean-medical-wireless-keyboard.asp Expensive, but: Zero travel Almost zero force As a bonus, easy to clean (which is what it's marketed for) ...
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Modern smartphone with a physical keyboard

The new Blackberry Priv runs Android and has a physical keyboard, 4K display, Snapdragon 808 and 3GB of ram (so it should not be slow). Its the closest thing from what you are looking for I guess.
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Quiet keyboard for typing, ideally with keys to the left of the main pad

It's really hard to find keyboard which meets all your requirements. So I will recommend you quite expensive keyboard but it will meet most of your requirements. WASD V2 105-Key ISO Custom Mechanical ...
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What backlit ergonomic wireless keyboards options are out there?

The ProtoArc® EK01 Advanced Ergonomic Split Keyboard seems to meet all your listed requirements. (I realize this answer may be a about five years late. However, I don't think a keyboard that with ...
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Does Such Mechanical Keyboards Exist?

So far I've only been able to find two keyboards that fit the bill. I don't have a particular recommendation of one over the other–they both are from decent but not excellent brands, use slightly ...
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Flat keyboard without any physical keys

Check out a Membrane Keyboard. They are flat without an key movement. A membrane keyboard is a computer keyboard whose "keys" are not separate, moving parts, as with the majority of other ...
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Replacement for Logitech MX Keys with wired mode support

The Keychron K3 Version 2 Gateron Red Switch keyboard may be a very good choice for you. It has a compact flat design, and each key has a curved depression. It is compatible with Mac, iOS, Windows, ...
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Full sized (104-key US/ANSI) programmable keyboard (Via)

The MONSGEEK M5 is also full sized and fully programmable using QMK/VIA. Keychron also makes the V6, C2 Pro, K5 Pro, K10 Pro, and Q6/Q6 Pro/Q6 Max, all of which support QMK/VIA.
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Keyboard with dynamic keys

There is an Australian company called Sonder that is putting in the marked a keyboard based on e-ink keys (the same display technolgy used on e-readers), it is in pre-order for 199$ and you can find ...
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Keyboard for programmers?

I've been using the Kinesis Freestyle 2 for Mac for several years now. I had the original Freestyle, but wore it out! The Freestyle is unique in that it is a split keyboard with the two halves ...
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Searching for small, wired keyboard

A simple google would do: https://www.amazon.com/Global-Marketing-Partners-FK205-Keyboard/dp/B000UZVL3K Looks like a pretty decent one. Has a USB cable according to reviews and not made out of ...
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Are mechanical keyboards too high/bulky for ergonomic typing?

The mechanical keyboard height has been a problem for me a developer, I am always have to use wrist rest because otherwise I find myself lifting my wrists in order to achieve a comfortable typing ...
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Recommended mechanical keyboard for gaming/typing

The very best mechanical keyboard out there, bar none, at any price is the Corsair K70 RapidFire RGB with exclusive Corsair/Cherry MX Speed switches. The keys have an extremely nimble and responsive ...
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Best Mechanical Keyboard for £100($125/€118 - Cherry MX Brown/Red)

Check out this guide and also mechanical keyboard reseller spreadsheet for UK, it has most keyboards available in the UK with their respective prices and where to get them. For price range <£100, ...
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What keyboards have the most programmable keys?

The Logitech G910 Orion Spark seems to fit your criteria. I am not a fan of the switches, but you might like them considering you want silent keys. On Newegg, it is about £10 more than your budget. ...
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Split keyboard with duplicated keys

I have a keychron Q10, shown here, and like all "Alice style" keyboards from keychron, it has a duplicate B key.
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How do the razer key switches compare to cherry mx?

I'm actually using the Razer Blackwidow 2016 Stealth Edition and I really love it , it's really smooth and reactive. Though my girlfriend likes it less than I do because she can't sleep when I play or ...
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Deterministic keyboard

I was given multiple answers explaining how it can't be done for various technical reasons. I don't care! Tell me how it can be done, or better, how it is done. Not gonna get far with an attitude ...
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Laptop with 7 row keyboard layout

You're in luck, ThinkPad 25 is going to have 7 row keyboard layout https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/10/lenovos-25th-anniversary-thinkpad-brings-back-the-keyboard-we-love/
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