The RAND Tablet

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Date Introduced
1963
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1 x 24 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.
Manufacturer
RAND Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Pointing; Input
Object ID
X450.84

This was among the earliest devices for capturing handwriting and drawings. A grid of wires under the surface transmitted coordinates to the stylus above.