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  • Web Marketplace ’96

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  • Face it layoff

    Face it layoff

    This video contains footage gathered for the television program “Watch It.” Some of this footage was also gathered for the television show “Wired In,” which never made it on the air. In this video, we watch as broadcast journalist Anne Johnsos, along with a video crew, visits a technology convention in Chicago to demo a new product called “Face It.” Continue reading

  • [Borett Automation raw]

    [Borett Automation raw]

    This video consists of a tour of Borett Automation, a company that produces and manufactures robots, and looks at some of the video and robotic technology of the time period. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #3]

    [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #3]

    The tape features raw footage shot for a television show called “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, Jamie (Jay) Fenton of Bally/Midway discusses the military’s use of video game training and the future of the gaming industry. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #2]

    [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #2]

    The tape features raw footage shot for a television show called “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, Jamie (Jay) Fenton of Bally/Midway discusses the current state of video games in America and demos the current game she is working on. Continue reading

  • Computer Whiz Kid #2

    Computer Whiz Kid #2

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as a tech-minded teenager continues to demo an electronic mail system for the crew. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #1]

    [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #1]

    The tape features raw footage shot for a television show called “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, Jamie (Jay) Fenton of Bally/Midway discusses the problems that plagued The Adventures of Robby Roto, a video game that ultimately failed to make a mark in the video game market. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw #102: Lily Tomlin #2]

    [Wired In raw #102: Lily Tomlin #2]

    Raw footage for “Wired In,” a never completed series on the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. Lily Tomlin does multiple takes of a spoof PSA about Pac-Man addiction. She is also interviewed about her general feelings about technology.  Continue reading