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Domesday System - BBC Domesday Discs

The BBC Domesday Project was a partnership between Acorn Computers Ltd, Philips, Logica and the BBC to mark the 900th anniversary of the original Domesday Book, an 11th century census of England.
When it was launched in 1986 the BBC AIV system cost £5156.75 (inc VAT).
The data on these discs was compiled between 1984 and 1986 and published in 1986. It included a new 'survey' of the United Kingdom, in which people, mostly school children, wrote about geography, history or social issues in their local area or just about their daily lives. This was linked with maps, and many colour photos, statistical data, video and 'virtual walks'. Over 1 million people participated in the project. The project also incorporated professionally-prepared video footage, virtual reality tours of major landmarks and other prepared datasets such as the 1981 census.


Platform : Domesday System
Format : BBC Enterprises
Publisher : BBC Enterprises
Authors :
Date : 1987

Related Items in the Collection:

Other Software by BBC Enterprises:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Domesday System - Community and National Discs (2) BBC Enterprises Domesday System Laserdisc 1986
Domesday System - BBC Domesday Discs - Signed Copy BBC Enterprises Domesday System LVROM 1987
Domesday National Disc - Side 2 - Test Disc BBC Enterprises Domesday System LVROM 1987
Domesday System - Volcanoes Disc BBC Enterprises Domesday System LVROM 1987
Domesday System - Data Merge BBC Enterprises Domesday System laser disc 1987
Domesday System - Domesday Display BBC Enterprises Domesday System 1987
Domesday System - BBC Domesday Discs BBC Enterprises Domesday System LVROM 1987
Domesday System - Ecodisc BBC Enterprises Domesday System LVROM 1987
Domesday System - Countryside Disc BBC Enterprises Domesday System LVROM 1987
Arc Comm BBC Enterprises Acorn Archimedes 3.5" Disk 1989

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH55515. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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