CREATIVE INSIGHTS, INC.
Screen Toyz (1995) Creative Insights, Inc. (Contango Inc.)
Contributions: Electronic design and microcontroller firmware. Automated test fixture design and test software.
Screen Toyz are fun interactive controller devices used to interact with animated characters on your computer screen.
Screen Toyz technology: Each toy uses an identical circuit, with a Zilog Z86C04 microcontroller which sends keycodes to a PC keyboard port, or ADB messages to a Macintosh. Surface mount technology and flexible switch circuits are used throughout.
Wondering how the Screen Toyz communicate with a PC? This should explain it all...