Artifact Details

Title

Dause L. Bibbly, Dr. John W. Mauchly, and J. Presper Eckert with the Unicall

Catalog Number

102683522

Type

Still image

Date

1961

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Description

This is a black and white image. There are three men standing in front of a computer made by UNIVAC. On the back of the image is a typed description that reads: "Dause L. Bibby (center), President of the Remington Rand Division of the Sperry Rand Corporation, explains the operation of Unicall, a voice reply computer inquiry set, to Dr. John W. Mauchly (left), President of Mauchly Associates, Inc., and J. Presper Eckert, Vice President of Remington Rand, co-inventors of ENIAC, the first electronic computer. The new device is the first to send inquiries and receive voice replies to questions asked of a computer, which may be located thousands of miles away. Unicall was announced during the dedication of the Remington Rand UNIVAC Engineering Center in Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania, October 12, 1961. For Release: Noon, Thursday October 12, 1961 From: Remington Rand UNVIAC 315 Park Avenue South New York 10, New York J.D. Wood Spring 7-8000 (Ext. 326).

Category

Publicity photographs

Collection Title

David C. Faloon papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Gift of Priscilla A. Hare

Lot Number

X3947.2007