First ARM Processor Powered Up

26th April 1985
First ARM Processor Powered Up

Steve Furber recalls :

At 1pm on April 26th 1985, the first ARM microprocessors arrived back from the manufacturer - VTI (VLSI Technology, Inc). They were put straight into the development system which was fired up with a tweak or two and, at 3 pm, the screen displayed:

'Hello World, I am ARM'.

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