Artifact Details

Title

CD Reader system

Catalog Number

102635375

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number P936

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Black and white. Woman wearing glasses in business suit, sitting, is holding a CD disc in both hands. Verso: press release reads: "new computer system utilizes compact optical disc technology to store the equivalent of 200,000 single-spaced typewritten pages, or of two complete sets of encycloopedias, on a single disc less than five inches in diameter. The new CD Reader system introduced today by Digital Equipment Corporation consists of a compact optical disc, CD Reader, MicroVAX II computer, database management software, and display terminal. Targeted initially for electronic publishing applications, Digital's CD Reader system makes possible quantum reductions in publishing and distribution cost." "For Further Information (Editors Only): Edward J. Canty, Digital Equipment Corporation, (617) 264-1551."

Category

Publicity photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015