The Story of Otrona -- The Colorado Computer Company of the early 1980s.
The "BMW of portable 8-bit computers"... has been all but lost to history.
The 1980s was a decade filled to the brim with computer startups doing truly amazing things — building computers of nearly every imaginable design (both inside and out).
Some of those companies succeeded — at least for long enough to earn their place in the commonly told history of Personal Computers. They were remembered.
Others failed — sometimes rather spectacularly — and, despite creating some fascinating computers, were promptly forgotten. Their stories seldom re-told, their works all but lost to the sands of time.
Such is the story of Otrona Advanced Systems Corporation… and their (absolutely amazing) portable computers of the early 1980s.
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