An American perspective on the late great Sir Clive Sinclair, from Fast Company

Joshua Rice rice43 at
Tue Sep 28 02:27:55 CDT 2021

Commodore in the USA/CANADA was often pressed into service for a cheap
text video overlay for broadcast TV. Was that TV overlay ever used in
the UK or Europe?

In the UK, Acorn gear was used quite a bit for overlays and computer 
generated graphics. I think the Amiga was used to a certain extent in 
commercial and small-enterprise video production, but the BBC almost 
exclusively used RISCPC and BBC Micro's for their graphics.

The Centre for Computing History (a Cambridge based museum) did a great 
video on the old Acorn broadcast gear used by the BBC 

Josh Rice

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