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ICT

Timeline for ICT :

Date Event
1613 Richard Braithwaite coined the phrase ‘computer’.
1703 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz invents the Binary System
1936 In 1936, at Cambridge Alan Turing invented the principle of the modern computer
1936 Konrad Zuse builds first freely programmable computer
1937 The Atanasoff–Berry Computer first conceived
1938 Zuse Z1 built by Konrad Zuse
6 May 1949 EDSAC performed its first calculations
31 Mar 1951 The first UNIVAC was delivered
4 Nov 1952 CBS News Uses UNIVAC Computer to Predict Election
28 Oct 1955 Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, was born
1961 Computerized spreadsheets for use in business accounting developed
Dec 1964 Introduction of DEC PDP-7 18-bits minicomputer
1965 Moore's Law coined
1967 Elliott Automation merged with English Electric
11 Jun 1970 Computer terminals in homes predicted for 1980
16 Mar 1972 Varian 620/L aids research into diagnostic pictures
19 Mar 1972 Atanasoff Official "Inventor" of Computer
Aug 1974 MITS completes the first prototype Altair 8800 microcomputer
1978 VisiCalc Spreadsheet is born
1978 Texas Instruments introduced Speak & Spell
21 Dec 1978 News Article : Big money in desk-top computers
Feb 1980 News Article : Exponential market
Sep 1980 News Article : Cash and chip shortages put firms in financial straits
Dec 1980 News Article : U.S. chips to dominate
Dec 1980 News Article : Micro threat to future of TV
Mar 1981 Introduction of Osborne portable computer in a suitcase
Jul 1981 News Article : Programming as a cottage industry
Oct 1981 News Article : Dictionary on disc helps the bad spellers
Jan 1982 News Article : Sorcerer's magic way with words
May 1982 News Article : Word processing for the first-timer
May 1982 News Article : HP 32-bit system may overtake its rival
Nov 1982 News Article : New products in brief
Dec 1982 News Article : Rival for ACT Sirius
Jan 1983 News Article : Touchy input
Jan 1983 News Article : Football crazy
1984 Novelist William Gibson coins the term cyberspace
8 Nov 1984 News Article : Our night out at the pictures
27 Jun 1985 News Article : Discs galore at ZX Microfair
11 Jun 1986 IBM PC personal computer features in the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off
1991 Linus Torvalds from Finland releases Linux version 0.02
Jan 1994 Yahoo founded January 1994
8 Jul 1995 Sega Release the Saturn in Europe
2008 The HD player war comes to an end
18 Jan 2012 Wikipedia and others Go Dark in protest anti-piracy law
22 Nov 2013 Xbox One released


Hardware Products

ICT Punched Tape tool No: 588254

ICT Punched Tape tool No: 588254
1966
One of the first methods of storing data and software for use on a computer was the use of punched paper tape.

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Peripheral

Sirius Model 511

Sirius Model 511
1982
The Victor 9000 (English name: ACT Sirius S1, distributed in the UK by British company Applied Computer Techniques[1]) was designed by Peddle— who had also designed the first Commodore PET—and presen...

Manufacturer : Victor
Type : Computer

Victor 9000

Victor 9000
1982
The Victor 9000, first released in 1982, is a rebadged Sirius 1.

Manufacturer : Sirius Systems Technology/Victor Technologies
Type : Computer

Victor Vi

Victor Vi
1982
The Victor Vi, possibly known as the Sirius Vi in the UK, has two slots for 5.

Manufacturer : Victor Technologies Inc
Type : Computer

Sirius Model 504

Sirius Model 504
1982
The Victor 9000 (English name: ACT Sirius S1, distributed in the UK by British company Applied Computer Techniques[1]) was designed by Peddle— who had also designed the first Commodore PET&mda...

Manufacturer : Victor
Type : Computer

Victor Vicki

Victor Vicki
1984
The Victor Vicki is a portable computer from Victor technologies.

Manufacturer : Victor Technologies Inc
Type : Computer


Software Products

Football Manager

Football Manager
1982
Very early and huge selling football management game, it featured only ten teams, and stick graphics, but was one of the first games to actually give a player the chance to feel they were in charge of...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager (signed by the author)

Football Manager (signed by the author)
1982
Football Manager is a football management computer game designed by Kevin J Toms and published by Addictive in 1982 for Sinclair Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager

Football Manager
1982
After initially developing the game on the TRS-80, Kevin Toms released his football management simulator for the ZX81 in 1982.

Manufacturer : Addictive Games
Type : Software - Game

Victor MS Basic

Victor MS Basic
1983
Software Package Supplied with Victor machines for...

Manufacturer : Victor
Type : Software

Cattell IQ Test

Cattell IQ Test
1983
Software Package Supplied with Victor machines for.

Manufacturer : Victor Serebriankoff
Type : Software - Game

Kongo Kong

Kongo Kong
1983
Inspired by Donkey Kong. ...

Manufacturer : Victory Software Corporation
Type : Software - Game

Boffin

Boffin
1984
...

Manufacturer : Addictive Games Ltd.
Type : Software - Game

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead
1984
...

Manufacturer : Renaissance Pictures Ltd
Type : Software - Game

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead
1984
...

Manufacturer : Renaissance Pictures Ltd
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager

Football Manager
1984
...

Manufacturer : Addictive Games
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager

Football Manager
1984
...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Spectrum Monitor

Spectrum Monitor
1984
Spectrum 16k & 48k Machine Code System...

Manufacturer : Picturesque
Type : Software

Football Manager

Football Manager
1984
...

Manufacturer : Addictive Games Ltd.
Type : Software - Game

Editor Assembler

Editor Assembler
1984
...

Manufacturer : Pictureesque
Type : Software

Thundercats

Thundercats
1985
...

Manufacturer : Elite/Telepictures Corp
Type : Software - Game

Headcoach

Headcoach
1986
...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Camelot Warriors

Camelot Warriors
1986
This is an acclaimed platform slashing game, that contains the Spectrum version on one side and the Amstrad on the other.

Manufacturer : Mastertronic
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager

Football Manager
1986
...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Headcoach

Headcoach
1986
Another in a series of coaching games from the early masters of the genre, Addictive games, famous in the 1980s for the Football Manager trilogy.

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager

Football Manager
1st January 1987
Another in a series of coaching games from the early masters of the genre, Addictive games, famous in the 1980s for the Football Manager trilogy.

Manufacturer : Addictive Software
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager 2

Football Manager 2
1988
...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Battlestations

Battlestations
1988
Try to stop planes from bombing your ship, with your crafts guns, which is a nearly impossible task, as planes appear quicker than you can aim, quite a late C64 game.

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager 2

Football Manager 2
1988
Coming 6 years after the first game, this is considered by some to be the ultimate football sim on the Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Addictive/Prism
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager 2 Expansion Kit

Football Manager 2 Expansion Kit
1989
Expansion for Football Manager 2 ( http://www.

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Legendary Axe

Legendary Axe
1989
...

Manufacturer : Victor Musical Industries
Type : Software - Game

The Running Man

The Running Man
1989
...

Manufacturer : TAFT Entertainment Motion Pictures
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager 2 and FM2 Expansion Kit

Football Manager 2 and FM2 Expansion Kit
1989
Football Manager was an acclaimed early football management sim, where the player only had control over a few factors and just nine teams.

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Soccer Mania

Soccer Mania
1989
Contains Football Manager 2, Gazza's Super Soccer, Football Manager World Cup Edition, Microprose Soccer.

Manufacturer : Prism Leisure Corporation
Type : Software - Game

Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II
1989
...

Manufacturer : Activision
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager World Cup Edition

Football Manager World Cup Edition
1990
...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager World Cup Edition

Football Manager World Cup Edition
1990
...

Manufacturer : Addictive Games Ltd.
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager 3

Football Manager 3
1991
Spectrum 48/128k...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Football Manager - World Cup Edition

Football Manager - World Cup Edition
1991
...

Manufacturer : Addictive
Type : Software - Game

Bodymapper (Acorn Version)

Bodymapper (Acorn Version)
1991
Educational software for children...

Manufacturer : TAG-Invicta
Type : Software

Terracon

Terracon
25th August 2000
Still wrapped....

Manufacturer : Sony
Type : Software - Game

Rayman M (Revive)

Rayman M (Revive)
2004
This is a multiplayer party game set in the Rahman universe, it involves on foot and arena based action.

Manufacturer : Revive
Type : Software - Game

Rabbids Go Home

Rabbids Go Home
1st November 2009
Rabbids Go Home is the fourth entry in the Raving Rabbids series.

Manufacturer : Ubisoft
Type : Software - Game


Promotional Items

I.C.T. 1900 Series - Economic Data Processing

I.C.T. 1900 Series - Economic Data Processing
Unknown
Extensive promotional brochure om the ICT 1900 series mainframe computer.

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

I.C.T Real-Time Computer System Demonstration

I.C.T Real-Time Computer System Demonstration
Unknown
C. mid-1960s...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

I.C.T. 1900 Series

I.C.T. 1900 Series
Unknown
Sales brochure for the ICT 1900 mainframe system.

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

I.C.T. - The Inside Story of a Modern Computer System

I.C.T. - The Inside Story of a Modern Computer System
Unknown
Promotional document for the ICT 1900 series mainframe computer, c.

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

I.C.T. 1900 Series Direct Access

I.C.T. 1900 Series Direct Access
Unknown
Promotional document for the ICT 1900 mainframe computer, focusing on its direct access capabilities.

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

ICT - Integrated Circuitry for the 1900 Series - The Miniature Revolution

ICT - Integrated Circuitry for the 1900 Series - The Miniature Revolution
Unknown
Promotional document for the ICT 1900 series mainframe system, focusing on microelectronics.

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Hand Punch Type 1

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Hand Punch Type 1
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Automatic Key Punch type34

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Automatic Key Punch type34
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Automatic Verifier type 129

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Automatic Verifier type 129
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - High Speed Sorter type 313

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - High Speed Sorter type 313
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Collator types 365 & 368

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Collator types 365 & 368
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Interpreter types 430 & 431

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Interpreter types 430 & 431
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Data Processor type 1004

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Data Processor type 1004
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Reproducing Punches types 203 & 208

80 Column PunchedCard Data Processing - Reproducing Punches types 203 & 208
May 1962
2 page illustrated leaflet Donated by John Howard...

Manufacturer : ICT
Type : Promotional Item


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