computers

Timeline created by mmelgaard
  • Hewlett-Packard is founded

    Hewlett-Packard is founded
    David Packard and Bill Hewlett found Hewlett-Packard in a Palo Alto. Their first product was the HP 200A Adio Oscillator
  • The complex number calculator (CNC)

    The complex number calculator (CNC)
    Stibitz demonstrated the CNC at an american Mathematical society conferance held at Dartmouth college. Stibitz stunned the grounp by performing calculations remotely on the CNC
  • John Von firtst draft of a report on the EDVAC

    John Von firtst draft of a report on the EDVAC
    Jhon Von outlined the architecture of a storage of programming computer. Electronic of a storage of programming information and data eliminated the neeed for the more clumsy tape.
  • The national bureau

    The national bureau
    In Washington as a laboratory for testing components and systems for setting computer stands. The national bureau of standards completed its SWAC ar the institute for numerical analysis in Los Angeles
  • Felker and Harris program

    Felker and Harris program
    AT&T Bell Laboratories announced the first fully transistorized computer TRADIC it contained nearly 800 transistors instead of vacuum tubes.
  • The precursor to the minicomputer

    The precursor to the minicomputer
    DEC's PDP-1 sold for $120,000. one of 50 built, the average PDP-1 included with a cathode ray tube graphic display, needed no air conditioning and required only one operator.
  • Xerox opens Palo Alto research

    Xerox opens Palo Alto research
    In 1970, Xerox corporation hired Dr. George pake to lead a new research center in palo alto, california
  • Xerox closes its computer divison

    Xerox closes its computer divison
    after acquiring computer maker scientific data systems (SDS) in 1969 Xerox redesiqned
  • broderbund is founded

    broderbund is founded
    in 1980 brothers doug and gary carlston formed a company to market the games doug had created
  • commodore business machines (CBM)

    commodore business machines (CBM)
    its founder jack tramiel emigrated to the us after WWII where he began repairing typewriters