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Re: NEWS: Unisys, Dell, MS team on vote technology
Yes, I remember, now why is that..............?
----- Original Message -----
From: Guy Lancaster <email@example.com>
To: Support <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 12:39 Aftrnoon
Subject: NEWS: Unisys, Dell, MS team on vote technology
> How many remember our partnership with Unisys? It seems
> that they're ready to come back. [And no, I'm not bitter!]
> Unisys, Dell, MS team on vote technology
> ZDnet article by Sandeep Junnarkar
> January 11, 2001
> Unisys, a maker of mainframe computers, announced Thursday
> that it is
> teaming up with Microsoft Corp. and Dell Computer Corp. to
> create a
> technology-based system that could replace what many call
> ballot-counting machines now scattered across the country.
> Unisys (NYSE: UIS ), based in Blue Bell, Pa., will act as an
> integrator of
> the various technologies that will be used to create the
> voting system.
> Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) will supply the computers, touch-screen
> monitors, and
> keyboards, while Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will create the
> software to
> operate the system, a Unisys representative said.
> This coalition is one of the more recent efforts announced.
> It will face a
> slew of players--from start-ups that focus solely on voting
> systems to
> other tech giants such as IBM--that are also salivating at
> the opportunity
> to replace the much-maligned systems now in use.
> [ ... ]
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