Artifact Details

Title

Incredible Machine

Catalog Number

102639055

Type

Moving Image

Date

1968

Publisher

Owen Murphy Productions

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number VT 294
Deprecated CHM identification number VT 84.86

Duration

00:14:10

Format

VHS

Description

Film is an overview of a variety of work in computer graphics at Bell Laboratories, both scientific and artistic, during the period 1964-1968.

This film contains technical discussions of the process of loading and running program tapes. It compares pixellation to the Pointillism method of drawing/painting, and touches on voice and auditory nerve simulation, as well as methods for programming vocal characteristics to mimic computer speech.. Graphic 1 applied to CAD, contains footage of forms being read by a scanner.

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