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Personal Computer Mobile Work Station

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000044206D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-05

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Gilvey, JP Terhune, CE [+details]

Abstract

The Personal Computer Mobile Work Station (PCMWS) incorporates the following features, as shown in the figure: - 18" x 24" floor area - 30" high (desk height) - mobile: mounted on four casters (wheels) The keyboard is recessed on a sliding drawer which can be fully withdrawn for use. The drawer has a cut-out at the rear of the keyboard for viewing of printer hard-copy. The keyboard is approximately 28" from the floor. The matrix printer is recessed on a sliding drawer which can be fully withdrawn for paper loading. When partially withdrawn, printer hard-copy output can be read while using keyboard and viewing display. A light is secured in a cabinet to illuminate hard copy. A modular extension bridge may be added on top to accommodate a second monochrome display, or other graphic display.