Yes, the Mad Scientists here locally are at it again. Them that brought you the airport naked scanner (sigh) and algae gas.
Fellow had developed a mathematical algorithm that can detect texting by comparing the keystrokes of normal texting (Google keep up with the spelling!) and distracted driving texting.
Seed money from the Dept. of Energy helped with the research. (Hey Newt, are you listening?! - you who dissed our algae fuel research, you twit.)