ErgoType BV is the manufacturer of the SafeType™ Vertical Keyboard. This product was originally developed by Ergonomic-Interface Keyboard Systems Inc. founded in 1993. In 2002 EKS changed their name to SafeType Inc. at about the same time when after a long process of development the keyboard went to market. ErgoType BV handled distribution of the SafeType™ Vertical Keyboard throughout Europe. In may 2013 SafeType Inc. sold their assets to ErgoType BV.