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"In 1970 I found little difficulty staying 30 years ahead of the man in the street, and now I find it difficult to stay 18 months ahead of the man on the street."
- Vernor Vinge

Predator Wrist Display  
  A wrist bracelet with a variety of useful functions.  

The Predator is a self-contained warrior with a variety of special equipment. One important piece is a wrist bracelet that provides access to important weapon functions.

Technovelgy from Predator, by John McTiernan.
Published by 20th Century Fox in 1987
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Here is another picture of the device with the cover flipped down.

Compare to the Wrist Search Display from A Matter of Size (1934) by Harry Bates, Wireless Wrist Intercom from The Shape of Things To Come (1936) by H.G. Wells, Reserve Bracelet from Plague (1944) by Murray Leinster, Tattletale from The Game Players of Titan (1963) by Philip K. Dick, Wristband Viewer from Changeling (1980) by Roger Zelazny, Implant-Watch from Cloak of Anarchy (1972) by Larry Niven, Wrist Command from Tides of Light (1989) by Gregory Benford, Tracking Bracelet from Shadowspeer (1990) by Patricia Jo Clayton, Inertial Bracelet from Psychohistorical Crisis (2001) by Donald Kingsbury, Command Bracelet from Sagramanda (2006) by Alan Dean Foster and the Wristpad from New York 2140 (2017) by Kim Stanley Robinson.

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