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Itsy Pocket Computer

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Itsy Pocket Computer

The Itsy Pocket Computer is a small, low-power, handheld device with a highly flexible interface. It was designed at Digital Equipment Corporation's Western Research Laboratory to encourage novel user interface developmentā€”for example, it had accelerometers to detect movement and orientation as early as 1999.


  • CPU: DEC StrongARM SA-1100 processor
  • Memory: 16 MB of DRAM, 4 MB of flash memory
  • Interfaces: I/O interfaces for audio input/output, IrDA, and an RS232 serial port
    • Small 320 x 200 pixel LCD touchscreen for display and user input
    • 10 general purpose push-buttons for additional user input purposes
  • Power supply: Pair of standard AAA alkaline batteries

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External links

  • Itsy downloads at HP Labs

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