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Lyons Electronic Office was a brave start for a company that ran corner tea shops, they decided in 1949 to investigate the computer for their office functions. The design was based on the [[EDSAC]]. The public anouncement of its running in production was in April 1954 but it had at that time been under test and doing some government work for 18 months.
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Lyons Electronic Office was a brave start for a company that ran corner tea shops, they decided in 1949 to investigate the computer for their office functions. The design was based on the [[EDSAC]].  
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There was a public anouncement in "Electronic Engineering" of its running in production in April 1954 but it had at that time been under test and doing some government work for 18 months.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:34, 24 May 2007

Lyons Electronic Office was a brave start for a company that ran corner tea shops, they decided in 1949 to investigate the computer for their office functions. The design was based on the EDSAC.

There was a public anouncement in "Electronic Engineering" of its running in production in April 1954 but it had at that time been under test and doing some government work for 18 months.