UNIVAC


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UNIVACUniversal Automatic Computer (first mainframe computer for general business use; designed by Mauchly and Eckert)
UNIVACUniversal Automatic Calculator
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Montague's career spanned the development of computer technology, from the UNIVAC I, the world's first commercially available computer, to what is now considered the modern computer age.
(2) The UNIVAC (Universal Automatic Computer) was one of the first commercial computers to be used in the United States.
Grace Hopper helped develop the UNIVAC, the first general-purpose computer, a.k.a.
The only real computer around when I was in university was Univac, although some IBM computerized gizmo did punch out little green cards for the registration process each semester.
The collapsed buildings, which housed a bakery and an Itau Univac Holding bank branch, were near the headquarters of state-controlled companies including oil producer Petrograd and development bank Bodes.
He noted that the data center's Univac 1 (UNIVersal Automatic Computer 1) used tape instead of punch cards, which was the standard of that time.
Computer with air-powered fluid logic components, Sperry Rand Univac Division Portable fluorescent X-ray instrument, Argonne National Laboratory
Sponsors for this year's event include: (Platinum) Covidien; (Gold) Tegra Medical; (Silver) Cadence, IE Singapore, Forefront Medical Technology, Helix Medical, KMC Systems, MTD Micromolding, Nutek Corp., Polymer Solutions, ProvenProcess Medical Devices, SPRING Singapore, Univac, Vaupell, and Vention Medical.
James Campbell, president and CEO of GE Appliances and Lighting, said, 'We've come a long way since we installed a UNIVAC system here nearly 60 years ago.'
The ENIAC and its improved versions were purchased four years later, in 1950, by Remington Rand and became UNIVAC, with its descendents in turn made and marketed by Unisys of Blue Bell, PA.
Remember Siemens, the BUNCH (Burroughs, Univac or Sperry/Univac, NCR, Control Data and Honeywell), Digital Equipment (DEC), 1CL and CII Honeywell Bull?