Analysts Get Sneak Preview Of Reuters's Art-2; New Terminal Will Run Instinet Emulation Under Windows

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In its tradition of keeping analyst presentations several steps ahead of reality, Reuters Holdings PLC showed off a prototype of the fabled ART-2 (MTR, June 1987) to a July 29th New York meeting. The new box won't see commercial service until next year. When it does, its first assignment will be for Instinet.

Essentially, the ART-2 -- or "ART 2000," as it may become known -- replicates the functionality of the Instinet terminal in one window, while providing simultaneous access to the Reuter