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Computel Systems Ltd Archive


The first commercially manufactured computers appeared in 1951. By the mid-1960s, the computer industry was well established and the broad benefits of…

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James L. Belyea Archive

Commander James Louis Belyea, Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), is best known for his original, pioneering work on the DATAR system that he initiated at RCN…

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DATAR Archive


DATAR (Digital Automatic Tracking and Remoting) was a comprehensive digital electronic system developed at the Royal Canadian Navy between late 1940s…

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Matrox Collection


Matrox Electronic Systems was established in Montreal in 1976 at the peak of the North American computer hobby movement and the beginning of the rapid…

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Northern Electric—Nortel Networks Collection


Northern Electric and Manufacturing Company was founded in Montreal, Quebec, in 1895. It's main business was the manufacturing of telephone equipment…

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ATI Collection


ATI Technologies Inc. was an electronics corporation and a world leader that specialized in the design, development, and manufacture of computer…

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APL Collection


The origin of the APL programming language is Kenneth Iverson's mathematical notation that he developed in the late 1950s and subsequently published…

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I.P. Sharp Associates APL Collection


I.P.Sharp Associates (IPSA) was formed in 1964 in Toronto as a software company by eight individuals including founding president Ian Sharp. From an…

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Micro Computer Machines Collection


In April, 1972, Intel Corp. of Santa Clara, California, announced its first 8-bit microprocessor — the 8008. In just a few months, the prototypes of…

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DY-4 Systems Collection


DY-4 Systems Inc. was an Ottawa-based high technology company founded by four engineers Garry Dool, Terry Black, Kim Clohessy, and Steve Richards in…

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