Button, Advertising, ViewSonic


This rectangular button has a white background with red text that reads: "ViewSonic" and black text that reads "See the difference." Above the text is the company logo, three colorful birds sitting on green branch.

ViewSonic Corp.is a provider of visual display products. Corporate headquarters are in Brea, California. The company was founded in 1987 by James Chu as Keypoint Technology Corporation; it specialized in computer peripherals. In 1990 they introduced the ViewSonic brand of color monitors and shortly thereafter Chu refocused the company to concentrate on computer visual display products. The company was renamed ViewSonic and the three colorful birds (Gouldian finches) were chosen as the company symbol.



[Last accessed 6/16/2019]

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Advertising, Computers & Business Machines


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Credit Line: David DeJean

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.3071.616Catalog Number: 2009.3071.616Nonaccession Number: 2009.3071

Object Name: button, advertising

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/16 in x 3 3/16 in x 3/16 in; 5.588 cm x 8.128 cm x .508 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-1d77-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1387087

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