Summary of MIT-IBM Collaboration on Design of AN/FSQ-7 (XD-1) Combat Information Central, January 1 thru January 31, 1954
Kromer, A. P.
Engineering development work has continued on all aspects of the system with emphasis on display and drum circuit switching. IBM requests Lincoln to undertake output digital data transmission equipment development. Design specifications for the instruction control frame were approved and released to IBM. Proposed letter contract for initial two duplex centrals was presented to IBM by AMC.