of English typewriter and computer
keyboards which is much more efficient than the traditional QWERTY keyboard
layout. Despite its ability
to increase typing speed by an average
, however, the Dvorak design
has failed to make any dent in the popularity of the 130-year old traditional design due to its universal use and availability
. Invented in 1936 by the US physician and professor Dr. August Dvorak (1894-1975) after extensive time-and-motion studies.