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Whirlscape

Develops the Minuum, a tiny keyboard that enables typing on wearable devices and saves screen space on touchscreen smartphones

News and Press

Toronto's Whirlscape debuts tiny Minuum keyboard on iPhone

Toronto Star • Oct. 6, 2014

Whirlscape, the Toronto-based company of the successful tiny keyboard called Minuum for Android devices, has been working hard to rebuild their product to be ready to launch with iOS 8. In the first two weeks of availability,Whirlscape has sold more than 30,000 apps to the new iPhone audience. 

Keyboard App for Google Glass Lets You Type With Your Head

ABC News  • May 15, 2014

No keyboard, no problem. Minuum, a company that makes a single-line Android keyboard app, announced plans to bring its technology to Google Glass.

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Founders / Key Team

Will Walmsley
Will Walmsley
Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer

Prior to Whirlscape, Will was Graduate Student Researcher at SickKids Hospital, Developer at Riva Modeling, and Engineering Intern at Fraunhofer IML. Will has a MaSc from University of Toronto and BSc from Queen's University.

Xavier Snelgrove
Xavier Snelgrove
CTO & Founder

Prior to Whirlscape, Will was a Research Intern at Disney Research working on 3D printing of computational materials and displays. He was a Software Developer at Kapik Integration and Idee, Inc. He graduated from University of Toronto with a MSc and BaSc in Computer Science and Computer and Electrical Engineering, respectively.

Severin Smith
Severin Smith
CPO & Founder

Prior to Whirlscape, Severin was a Research Assistant at SRE Lab at McGill University, and Electronics Designer at ESKI Studio. He graduated with a BEng in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.