Sketchpad (c. 1963): The Ancestor to Modern CAD Software

[YouTube - Link]
In 1963 Ivan Sutherland created Sketchpad, a drawing device for architects and graphic designers. It's functions are still cutting edge today.

Check out the Sketchpad (and its nifty light pen) in action in this video clip.

- via swiss-miss

From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by JKirchartz.

Newest 5
Newest 5 Comments

It is extremely impressive considering when it was made but I have to say that compared to modern CAD/CAM applications it falls short, so perhaps not cutting edge today.
Abusive comment hidden. (Show it anyway.)
Login to comment.

Email This Post to a Friend
"Sketchpad (c. 1963): The Ancestor to Modern CAD Software"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More