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Xerox Palo Alto Research Center designed the Alto

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Xerox Palo Alto Research Center designed the Alto

Researchers at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center designed the Alto — the first work station with a built-in mouse for input. The Alto stored several files simultaneously in windows, offered menus and icons, and could link to a local area network.
 
Although Xerox never sold the Alto commercially, it gave a number of them to universities. Engineers later incorporated its features into work stations and personal computers.


 

 

 


 

Xerox Palo Alto Research Center designed the Alto

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