Newton Glossary

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

SuperTech 2000

A ruggedized Newton device developed by the Dracon division of Harris Corporation based on the MessagePad 130. Dubbed a Craft Digital Assistant or CDA, the SuperTech 2000 featured technologies such as built-in wireless networking, peer-to-peer voice communication, and allowed telecommunication field technicians to access work orders and other information through the telephone system. The Digital Ocean Tarpon is a modified and improved version of the SuperTech 2000.

A third-party device that utilizes a licensed version of Newton OS is commonly referred to as a clone.

Additional Information

Internet Archive: Harris Corporation: SuperTech 2000 Product Information
Internet Archive: Press Release: Harris Corporation Licenses Newton Technology
Internet Archive: The Newton Goes Vertical

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