BRIEF TRANSMISSIONS

BRIEF TRANSMISSIONS

Hardware to convert crawling tickers on Financial News Network video broadcast into PC-readable data will be offered by Fairfield, IA-based Cablesoft, formerly Blokker and Assoc. "All the stock information you need is right there," says spokesperson. "If you digitize that image and use pattern recognition you can actually get that information for free." Decoder expansion board for IBM-PC would have input for cable coax and automatically tune to FNN signal. Cablesoft also plans memory-residen