Artifact Details

Title

Modem and Infoton terminal being used for ARPANET by Vinton Cerf in South Africa

Catalog Number

102625116

Type

Still Image

Date

1974 ca.

Place of Publication

Johannesburg, South Africa

Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a color image of a closeup of the Infoton term and modem that Vinton Cerf was using in South Africa in demonstrating ARPANET. It was done in conjunction with a conference sponsored by the International Federation of Information Processing Societies (IFIPS). The white modem is shown with the cover removed revealing the interior. There is a reel to reel tape recorder on the table in the background. Mr. Cerf's right hand is seen typing into the terminal on the left side of the image. Written on verso side is "3" and is circled.

Category

Snapshot; Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Cerf, Vinton G.; ARPANET

Lot Number

X7413.2015