Chuck Colby

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  First PDA and Wearable Computer

Called first augmented computer system, this was the first PDA and Wearable Computer. It had a built-in LCD display and an optional heads-up display that mounted on a headband so you could have hands free operation, while wearing the unit on a belt clip. The display was made by a company called Reflection Technology and consisted of a vibrating mirror that scanned a led into your eye to let you see the computer display. It worked amazingly well. The operating system was developed by Colby and predated the Palm OS by 5 or 6 years.

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