Artifact Details

Title

Historic film transfer to Betacam SP, Monaco 1997-11-20

Catalog Number

102695343

Type

Moving image

Credits

FHP for LEO Computers Ltd.

Publisher

LEO Computers Ltd.

Dimensions

6" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

This film presents the Lyons Electronic Office 1 (LEO 1) computer, the first commercially-available business computer, billed as "the first automatic office in the world." The film focuses on practical applications of this early mainframe computer, including footage of the Ford Motor Company, J. Lyons Bakery, and governmental applications in the United Kingdom.

Credit

Gift of International Computers Limited

Lot Number

87.62