"Link to the Future" film1974
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) became a giant in the field of electronic data processing by the mid-1950s after having achieved great success in the punch-card tabulating machine business in the 1930s. This is a sales film for IBM about the history of information technology.
- International Business Machines Corporation (Organization)
- Aerolog Productions, Inc (Producer, Organization)
General Physical Description
1 reel (400 ft) : sd., col. ; 16mm.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) became a giant in the field of electronic data processing by the mid-1950s after having achieved great success in the punch-card tabulating machine business in the 1930s. IBM had an image as offering superior products at a lower price than their competitors. IBM customers were portrayed as loyal and satisfied with the service provided by “Big Blue”
Scope and Content
This is a sales film for IBM about the history of information technology. New devices are now developed that make them easier for humans to interact. The integration of device control and line control can provide the new systems network architecture to connect on shared lines. LSI production allows new devices to distribute network function. Local storage is introduced. Production continues when host is unavailable.
Existence and Location of Copies
This film has been digitized [FILM_2014254_FC01].
This item is available for research.
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Finding Aid & Administrative Information
- Link to the Future film
- Laurie Sather
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