Browse Collections (15 total)

TRACE Archive

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The microcomputer hobby movement in Canada had begun soon after the first computer clubs and groups were formed in the U.S. It was a part of the…

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Northern Electric--Nortel Networks Collection

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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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NABU Network Collection

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The NABU Network was designed and implemented by an Ottawa-based company NABU Manufacturing between 1981 and 1983. The underlying idea behind the…

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Microsystems International Limited (MIL) Collection

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In October of 1968, with $48 million package from the Canadian Treasury Board, Northern Electric transformed its Advanced Devices Center into a new…

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Micro Computer Machines Collection

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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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Matrox Collection

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Matrox Electronics was founded in Montreal in 1976 at the peak of the North American computer hobby movement. The company's first product was a…

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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…

Contributors: J.L. Belyea

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IBM Collection

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The IBM collection consists of technical documents published by IBM to support its mainframe computers as well as data processing and accounting…

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I.P. Sharp Associates APL Collection

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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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Dynalogic Collection

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Daynalogic Corporation was among the first Canadian microcomputer manufacturers. Founded by C. Murray Bell in 1973 in Ottawa, it initially focused on…

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