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The first touchscreen? Well. CERN invented that. And the web, of course.

The first touchscreen ever invented was CERN’s SPS Control System that had a display with buttons which could be touched. The display would show tree, branches and leaves in order to help the operator run the entire facility with only a couple of touches. The touchscreen was developed at CERN in 1977 by Bent Stumpe, […]

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