Artifact Details

Title

The Quantimet 720 Image Analysing Computer

Catalog Number

102646253

Type

Text

Date

1970

Publisher

Image Analysing Computers Ltd.(IMANCO)

Place of Publication

U.S.

Extent

16 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/4 in.

Copyright Holder

Metals Research Instrument Corporation

Description

A four color brochure for the Quantiment 720 Image Analysing Computer. The cover features a picture of a woman using the 720 and a date stamp for August 26, 1970. The inside cover includes a table of contents and another picture of a woman using the 720. The brochure is divided into the following sections: "Advances in image analysis technology in the Quantiment 720;" "Design," "Performance;" "Applications;" "References;" "Operating Principle;" "Description and system schematic;" "Choice of the most cost effective 720 system; and "Specification." Pages 3 and 4 feature examples of the 720's counting and sizing modes, guard region, and digital picture point concept. Pages 8 - 10 list the applications of the 720 in areas such as materials science, life sciences, and other disciplines. A chart of the 720 system is included on page 11 and a chart of the system schematic is featured on page 13. Technical specifications are included in the brochure.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Quantimet 720 (Computer); Digital computer; 720 Vidicon Image Scanner (Scanner); Scientific applications; Educational applications; I/O: scanner; Metals Research Instrument Corporation; Image Analysing Computers Ltd. (IMANCO); 720 Plumbicon Image Scanner (Scanner)

Credit

Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

Lot Number

X2592.2004