Before Y2K there were lots of people on the move who needed a computer more powerful than a laptop. For example, architects and engineers needed a CAD workstation at building sites. Further research revealed that portable and powerful computing was a huge need in the defense industry. Soldiers needed lots of horsepower and high quality graphics in a computer with a screen that's big enough to display the graphics that our national security depended on. In this moment the Maxvision MaxPac was born.