Cardboard GRiDpad Convertible prototype

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
Closed: 1 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; Opened: 8 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 9 15/16 in
Manufacturer
GRiD Systems Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Jeff Hawkins
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102716261

Hawkins wanted the Convertible to deliver the best of both worlds: a pen-based tablet when the screen was folded flat, a laptop with keyboard when it was up. This prototype helped him figure out the intricacies of the hinge mechanism.