View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
July 8, 1987


By CBR Staff Writer

Olivetti yesterday announced the formation of a new company, Prodest International SpA, to manufacture and market home and educational computers for the European market. The first product is the PC1, designed to run MS-DOS 3.2, which will have a base price equivalent to about $750. That buys 512Kb processor with single 3.5 floppy drive, with options of a second 3.5 or a 5.25 floppy drive and monochrome screen. Colour and TV screens are also supported. The machine will be launched in Italy this month, and will be offered in other European countries later. The new machine is not related to the planned educational computer on which Olivetti, its Acorn affiliate here, and Thomson of France have been working on for two years now.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.