Freescale still manufactures the chip used that is necessary for the Profiler to function.
IIRC a few years ago Kemper said something about the EOL being 2018.
I guess it would have been hard in the 70's and 80's to imagine a large flat screen or a heads up display.
Star Trek TOS aired from 1966 to 1969.
IMHO there were many examples of solid forward-thinking like subspace, tricorders, transporters and holograms for practical purposes, impressive for the era.
The Next Generation started 21 years later in September 1987.