Cablesoft Introduces 'Livewire'; PC System Converts FNN's Video Ticker To ASCII

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While video-to-digital conversion technology is all the rage for high-end trading room applications, the latest sophisticated digitizing product has been introduced at the low end of the market data business. The product, manufactured by a small Iowa company, reads the crawling tickers on the Financial News Network TV signal and converts the data into ASCII for processing on a PC.

Nearly two years after it was first announced (MTR, October 1986), Cablesoft, Inc.'s "Livewire" system has finall

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