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What is this?

Flat, shaped resin form designed to wrap around wrist, secured by buttons at two points; surface with applied and embedded images and "function bottons" for: compass, phone, wristwatch, and regional information guide.

This is a prototype for wrist computer from United States. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1991. Gift of Lisa Krohn.

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Its medium is

plastic, resin, metal, rubber, glass

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1 x 25.5 x 24.7 cm (3/8 x 10 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

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This object was designed by Lisa Krohn

This object was donated by Lisa Krohn

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Wrist Computer Regional Information and Communication Port (concept model) Prototype For Wrist Computer, 1988 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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