TelePad: First smartphone prototype & public tablet PC corp

Telepad Corporation

Summary

Founder and chair of tablet computer company, TelePad Corporation. Took TelePad public as majority shareholder and raised 30 million dollars in equity capital in the first year (1993-94).

 

The TelePad 3 which Scott was the principal designer was considered by Pen Computing magazine in a 1995 issue to be “a complete rethinking of what a portable computer should be and, in our opinion, succeeded brilliantly”

Telepad Corporation

TelePad 3’s patented design for modular computer 3 5,491,609 Full-Text Portable electronic platform system similar concept… OnAir also using modular software approach

TelePad 3Founder and chair of tablet computer company, TelePad Corporation. Took TelePad public as majority shareholder and raised 30 million dollars in equity capital in the first year (1993-94). TheTelePad 3, which I was the principal designer, was considered a “a complete rethinking of what a portable computer should be and, in our opinion, succeeded brilliantly” according to Pen Computing magazine in a 1995 issue.

 

 

 

TelePad SL

The TelePad SL in 1991 was one the first tablet computers to use Windows Pen Computing software.

 

 

 

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Uni- first prototype smartphone

TelePad initial product development efforts focused on the Uni in 1990.  The Uni was a smartphone prototype designed and developed with the principal developers of the Amiga Computer. The Uni could be operated with a pen or by touch, had voice communications and data modem capability, and much of the computer functionality of the early Palm  handheld computers.

 

 

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