[NTLK] Followup on mystery Newton
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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