Unusual software carriers.

feldman.r at comcast.net feldman.r at comcast.net
Wed Oct 8 16:16:43 CDT 2008

>Message: 12
>Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 01:00:44 +0100
>From: "Pete Edwards" <stimpy.u.idiot at gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: Unusual software carriers. (Was :Vinyl Data- Classic
> Computers )
>Does anyone else remember 'Tomorrow's World' in the UK transmitting software
>via a flashing square in the bottom right of the TV picture? There was some
>kind of photocell dongle that attached to the computer. Memory is vague -
>did it plug into the tape input? I can't remember what the target system
>was, possible several via the basic translater mentioned earlier in the
>thread? No idea what the data rate was.
>Pete Edwards

My son had a Timex Ironman watch that you programmed by holding it up to a computer screen that flashed the data to a sensor on the watch. It would not work on an LCD, only a CRT.


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