Datorns historia

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  • Hawlett-packard

    This computer become very big in the engineering business. Even disney bought eight computers from hp to make the movie fantasia in 1940

    John von Neumann wrote "First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC" in which he outlined the architecture of a stored-program computer.
  • ERA 1101

    the first commercially produced computer; the company´s first customer was the U.S. Navy. It held 1 million bits on its magnetic drum, the earliest magnetic storage devices.

    addFelker and Harris program TRADIC, AT&T Bell Laboratories announced the first fully transistorized computer, TRADIC. It contained nearly 800 transistors instead of vacuum tubes.
  • DEC PDP-1

    The precursor to the minicomputer, DEC´s PDP-1 sold for $120,000. One of 50 built. It´s large scope intrigued early hackers at MIT, who wrote the first computerized video game, SpaceWar!
  • PDP-8

    Digital Equipment Corp. introduced the PDP-8, the first commercially successful minicomputer. The PDP-8 sold for $18,000, one-fifth the price of a small IBM 360 mainframe.
  • Network

    Citizens and Southern National Bank in Valdosta, Ga., installed the country´s first automatic teller machine.
  • Altair 8800

    The January edition of Popular Electronics featured the Altair 8800 computer kit, based on Intel´s 8080 microprocessor, on its cover.
  • ST506

    Seagate Technology created the first hard disk drive for microcomputers, the ST506. The disk held 5 megabytes of data, five times as much as a standard floppy disk.
  • The internet.

    This was an spectacular year since the internet came to the puplic for the first time, it was not fast but it was the start of years and years of new technology!
  • Amiga 1000

    The Amiga 1000 is released. Commodore’s Amiga 1000 sold for $1,295 dollars (without monitor) and had audio and video capabilities beyond those found in most other personal computers.
  • Video toaster (software)

    Video Toaster is introduced by NewTek. The Video Toaster was a video editing and production system for the Amiga line of computers and included custom hardware and special software.