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- A Manufacturer Prospect Heights, United States
Apple Macintosh Software - Helix Express, Database, 3½" Floppy Disks, 1992 Reg. No: HT 13366
- Helix Express (first released in 1984) was an early database for use on the Macintosh Computer.
The donor, an optometrist specialising in contact lenses, used Helix, Double Helix and later Helix Express as a patient database, which included a recall/reminder letter function. It was eventually replaced by faster dedicated optometric practice software running under Microsoft Windows.
This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.
- 8 (3.5 inch) disks and 20 page booklet 2p page "Helix Express 3.5 Supplement includes four loose sheets of promotional text
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Greg Strachan - Strachan Eye Care, 2006
|Dimensions:||3 mm (Height), 95 mm (Width), 90 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measurement of one disk (8 disks in total)|
|Tagged with:||computer software, computers, computing, databases|
|Themes this item is part of:||Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, The Apple Computer Story - The Graphic User Interface 1983-1984, Information & Communication Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Inscriptions:||Each disk has the text "Helix Express" and is numbered disk 1 to disk 8|
|Manufacturer:||Helix Technologies, Prospect Heights, Illinois, United States of America, 1992|
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