From Computer History Wiki
Revision as of 14:34, 24 May 2007 by Archivist (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

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.