Making letters with ‘Das Patent’

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Making letters with ‘Das Patent’

Apparently just by holding the ‘Das Patent’ in different positions you can form the entire alphabet. Looks like an interesting project to integrate with some motion control system to create a new type of display. I have only one question. Where is the “X”?

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6 thoughts on “Making letters with ‘Das Patent’

  1. Simon says:

    I look at that and the first thing that pops into my head is “Oh dear, I’ve bent me lightsabre!”

  2. Mort says:

    I think the reason there is no ‘X’ is that in the German language, ‘X’ is incredibly rarely used, I think that less than 7 words use it.

    1. Marc de Vinck says:

      Good to know… should still have an “x” since it is a letter in the alphabet, even if it is rarely used. By the “artistic liberty” that some of these letters use, I am sure they could come up with the letter “x” somehow.

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