"The Walking Office" Wearable Computer Prototype, 1984

Artifact

Prototype (Object genre)

Date Made

1984

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2016.112.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Maria Luisa Rossi and Vincenzo Iavicoli.

Material

Metal

Color

Silver (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 1.125 in  (keyboard)

Width: 7 in  (keyboard)

Length: 3.625 in  (keyboard)

Height: .125 in  (shoulder piece)

Width: 7.25 in  (shoulder piece)

Length: 6.75 in  (shoulder piece)

Length: 6.5 in  (spring)

Diameter: .375 in  (spring)

Height: .125 in  (head piece with black shape)

Width: 6.75 in  (head piece with black shape)

Length: 8 in  (head piece with black shape)

Height: 1.25 in  (mouse)

Width: 2.375 in  (mouse)

Length: 2.75 in  (mouse)

Inscriptions

The alphabet is listed on the front of the keyboard on front of mouse: PAUSE MIC / STOP PLAY REC on bottom of mouse: L[?]

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