alank at wdi.disney.com
Fri Dec 11 17:23:52 UTC 1998
The Tripad and the Clio are the same machine...
At 4:53 PM -0000 12/11/98, thomas k. wrote:
>You might look into the Vadem Clio: http://www.vadem.com
>640x480 256 color _touch screen_ display, 16-32 MB ram.
>Alan Kay wrote:
>> Jens --
>> The HW we've found that is most like it at this point is the Sharp Actius
>> (it's a very slim very light laptop like the Sony Vaio). It's fast, has a
>> very bright 800*600 screen, has a large disk, and weighs less than 3 pounds
>> (the Dynabook was supposed to be 2 pounds). Missing: a good proximity
>> sensing display surface for drawing with a stylus. But this machine,
>> running with Squeak taking over the complete display, gives a real feeling
>> of "Dynabook".
>> We are also about to get a Tripad, which does have at least a
>> touch-sensitive display (that is only VGA unofrtunately). However, I have a
>> feeling that it will not have enough CPU power to be interesting.
>> The neat thing though is that it's clear that we could configure a
>> "Dynabook" right now with a little work ...
>> At 1:40 PM -0000 12/11/98, JENS at ejs.is wrote:
>> >I've been looking for hardware similar to the Dynabook.
>> >Has anyone run into this kind of device (available commercially)?
>> >I don't consider the PDA's available now to fall into this group.
>> >I also find that the Newton falls short of what I am expecting (small
>> >screen, no color, ...)
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