The first mouse
Replica of the first computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart.
Designed for the Cité des Télécoms, based on drawings and photos of the original device.
Douglas Engelbart registered the patent for the first computer mouse in 1967. The device was still just a simple wooden box with two metal wheels and a single button.
In 1968, he organised « The Mother of All Demos », during which the mouse, as well as the desktop metaphor, the videoconference, the conference call, the electronic mail and the hypertext system were displayed to the audience