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Title:Lockie's Dispensing Software
Year:1984
Author(s):Harvey Lockie
Publisher:Lockie Computing
Country:New Zealand
Licence:Licence was not chosen
System Requirements:Commodore 64
Description:Dispensing software for NZ and Australian Pharmacies
Notes:Label printing, recording, pricing, in use from 1984 to 1990. The final version made use of the whole 64k of ram with bank switching to use the 24k of ram underlying the O/s as a ramdrive for fast data access, and using both the 6510 chip in the keyboard and the 6502 chip in the 1541 disk drive, for an early form of parallel processing. The software was commercially successful with more than $1m of it being exported to Australia. It was the first computer system for many pharmacies.

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