6/17/2010--Seattle, WA, USA..Aaron Sheedy (left), Cliff Kushler and Mike McSherry (right) pose under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle's Fremont district where Swype's office is located...Cliff Kushler, original inventor of predictive texting technology, has created a new method of inputting text on a touchscreen by dragging a finger across a touch keyboard called Swype. Here he demonstrates the software on a Samsung smart phone.He hopes it will become the default way to type on a touchscreen. By the end of this year, 10 million devices on all four US carriers are slated to have the Swype technology and the company is expanding to Asia, Europe and South America. ..Here Kushler poses under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle Fremont district where Swype's office is located....©2010 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.