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CW@50 - July 6, 1967: Plotting machine for Met Office

Source:  TNMOC

An automated plotting machine designed by D-Mac of Glasgow, but manufactured by Systems Computers, is being installed at the Bracknell, Berkshire, headquarters of the Meteorological Office. It will be used to produce weather charts from paper tape output generated by the centre’s KDF 9 computer.

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Nice article. I always enjoy learning the roots of the computer industry.
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