The Very First Version of Xcelsius?

It turns out that dashboards like Xcelsius have their roots all the way back in 1939 — in cardboard, at least!  (Click on the image to get a bigger version)


Thanks to Modern Mechanix blog: “Yesterday’s Technology, Today!”

5 Replies to “The Very First Version of Xcelsius?”

  1. This is an excellent find. We thought we were so cool for having interactive charts but noooo, granny was doing it decades ago.

  2. Gareth,
    Gosh! I DO remember now — I even built something similar using a mainframe reporting system when I worked at Shell in ’88! Thanks!

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