Artifact Details

Title

Xerox Star 8010 "Dandelion" mouse

Catalog Number

X1552.98D

Type

Physical object

Date

1981

Manufacturer

Xerox Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 8010
Other number SOL printed on side of plug

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.

Description

The Star was Xerox PARC's commercialization of its pioneering Alto technology and was introduced in 1981. It featured a bit-mapped, WYSISYG graphical user interface, mouse, built-in Ethernet, local hard drive, and a range of powerful office productivity applications. It was the world's first networked workstation. This item comprises four (4) pieces: A: CPU B: Monitor C: Keyboard D: Mouse

Category

I/O/pointing/mouse

Credit

Gift of Robert Garner

Lot Number

X1552.98A-E