[NTLK] Followup on mystery Newton

Victor Rehorst victor at chuma.org
Thu Dec 21 10:38:31 EST 2017

I found this photo, seems to be from a web design agency who did work 
for Visible Interactive, showing their "iGo" handheld guide... It might 
be too new though.  I checked the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, and 
it first archived this page in 2000.


But then I kept on digging and found the original Visible Interactive 
site (or, at least, the first one archived), and that site has different 
photos - especially the one with an actual hand holding the device 
definitely matches a Newton wearing a slick neoprene case:


Perhaps the business case article changed the name of the device?

Anyways, there's also a nice list of projects that they did:


On 17/12/17 10:10 PM, NewtonTalk wrote:
> 2) Are you aware of museums other than the Smithsonian that used a Newton as
> a guide? The Smithsonian used a device called Eye-Q, of which I haven't yet
> managed to find a picture, but it is said to be based on a 130, so it is
> most likely not what we are looking for.

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