Pixar image computer

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Date Introduced
1986
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
21 x 19 x 30 in.
Manufacturer
PIXAR
Credit Line
Gift of Loren Carpenter
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Medical imaging; Animation
Object ID
102621974
Speed
11.8MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
100MB
Memory Width
32-bit
Cost
$135,000

In addition to movies generated entirely by computer, Pixar and Disney also jointly developed software allowing Pixar’s Image Computer to color hand-drawn images for traditionally animated Disney cartoons. The computer originally cost $135,000 and required an expensive workstation to operate it.