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60989 Prototype Document Reader
Description of Photograph
Photograph of the early document reader designed for LEO by John Pinkerton and Daniel Broido to read imperial foolscap sized stationery.
Published in Bird, Peter LEO - The First Business Computer (Wokingham: Hasler, 1994), plate 71.
Research Comments: LEO were early pioneers in reading original documents directly into computers, eliminating problems of data preparation and making possible dynamic large scale data processing. (LM)
Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white
Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/3/60989
Other References: DCMLEO20190809018
Comment on This Photograph
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH60989. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.