Linotype-Paul Ltd. introduced the APL-100 and APL-200 video input keyboards incorporating Apple II personal computers. In the same year, Typecraft Systems Ltd. launched inexpensive terminals founded on the Commodore Pet personal computer. Both developments were significant in marking the beginning of a trend towards the use of generic hardware for the fabrication of composition systems and a move away from proprietary equipment.
There are two of these unusual machines in the collection. See here for more details.