Artifact Details

Title

Miniterminal prototype from "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Catalog Number

102695573

Type

Still image

Date

1965 ca.

Photographer

Hawthorne, Allen

Publisher

Eliot Noyes

Description

Photograph depicting prototype of wrist-mounted minicomputer created for the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey." Wrist-mounted computer served as remote accessory for the HAL 9000 (originally referred to as "Athena") computer.

Credit

Gift of Allen Hawthorne

Lot Number

X5643.2010