Artifact Details

Title

Inforex IKE 1301 system

Catalog Number

102657145

Type

Still Image

Date

1968 ca.

Publisher

Inforex, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1460
Other number 75/7405
Other number A-7

Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a woman sitting down typing into an IKE 1301 system. She is reading some materials on the table while while typing. Behind her is the Inforex reel to reel computer tape machine. Light is coming from the right side of the image. The IKE 1301 system was introduced by Inforex, Inc., in April 1969 as the first shared-processor key-to-disk system. It offered growing centralized data entry departments highly efficient disk-based operation and a dedicated processor. The system accommodated from 1 to 8 keystations, with a disk capacity of 5000 user records. Verso side of image is stamped "Photo International Inc. P.O. Box 63 West Newton, Massechusetts 02165 U.S.A. Telephone 617/969-0879". Also written on verso side in pencil at the top edge is "#1460" and on the bottom in pencil is "75/7405" and "A-7".

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015