Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.


The code name of the software-based print recognizer system developed by Apple. Rosetta first shipped in the second revision of the MessagePad 120 device. The name was eventually changed to Mondello for legal reasons. Although never used publicly, the official product name for the print recognizer was Neuropen.

Additional Information

Larry Yaeger: Handwriting Recognition That Actually Works (PDF)
Ars Technica: In the Loop with Larry Yaeger


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