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Timeline for ITT :

Date Event
1642 Pascal's calculator or the Pascaline constructed
1888 Introduction of its adder-lister by William Seward Burroughs
1936 Konrad Zuse builds first freely programmable computer
1938 Zuse Z1 built by Konrad Zuse
19 Feb 1946 Alan Turing Proposal For 'ACE' Automatic Computing Engine
Oct 1947 J Lyons executives report on the potential of computers to automate clerical work
21 Jun 1948 The Manchester Baby, the world's first stored program computer, ran its first program
6 May 1949 EDSAC performed its first calculations
1952 Grace Hopper completes the A-0 Compiler
1957 FORTRAN-1 is formally published
1959 COBOL is introduced
1962 The first commercial Modem manufactured
1963 First edition of the ASCII standard was published.
1965 Moore's Law coined
1 May 1969 AMD Advanced Micro Devices is founded
1971 First Network Email sent by Ray Tomlinson
1972 Foundation of Cray Research Inc by Seymour Cray
9 Mar 1972 Codasyl Committee aims to develop 'host' language system
Apr 1972 The Intel 8008 was introduced
1973 Xerox Alto personal computer was developed at Xerox PARC
Jul 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen sign a licensing agreement with MITS
1977 The MK14 was introduced by Science of Cambridge
Jun 1979 Apple II+ Launched
Feb 1980 News Article : Now a laser network?
Oct 1980 News Article : No exit for Exidy
Oct 1980 News Article : Monitor EPROM produced for Ohio micros
Nov 1980 News Article : Increased computer thefts lead to more security devices
Dec 1980 News Article : 'New information technology department should be formed'
Feb 1981 News Article : Secret settlement in Apple and ITT copyright case
Sep 1981 News Article : Apple helps chemists swallow stock control's bitter pill
Oct 1981 News Article : Alternative energy comes a little closer
Nov 1981 News Article : Casio programmable puts more power in hand
Dec 1981 News Article : France looks to the future
Dec 1981 News Article : Uncommitted logic at an engaging price
Jan 1982 News Article : Compact code with Compress
Jan 1982 News Article : Micro-80 provides the typewriter link
Feb 1982 News Article : How Dutch software took to the air
1 Feb 1982 Introduction of Intel 80286 at 6 MHz, with 134,000 transistors
Apr 1982 News Article : Universal appeal of CBM's new micros
Apr 1982 News Article : Champion's winning ways
Apr 1982 News Article : ITT 3030 puts the accent on expansion
Apr 1982 News Article : Source of TRS-80 facts
May 1982 News Article : Holding data for 100 years
Jun 1982 News Article : T-Pert's way along the critical path
Jul 1982 News Article : Cartridge memory
Aug 1982 News Article : Interface for Vic-20
Oct 1982 News Article : Acorn micros acquire lisp
Oct 1982 News Article : New Z-80 based micro
Oct 1982 News Article : Wider choice for Sirius
Jan 1983 Introduction of spreadsheet program 1-2-3 by Lotus,
Jan 1983 News Article : Touchy input
19 Jan 1983 Apple Lisa Launched
Feb 1983 News Article : Atari in business
Mar 1983 News Article : Digital Research's offering
Apr 1983 News Article : Little new at ZX fair
Apr 1983 News Article : Robot arm for the price of a toy
Apr 1983 News Article : Best-selling database manager for PC
May 1983 News Article : Texas Instruments TI-99/2
1984 Creation of Dell Computer Corporation by Michael Dell
23 May 1985 News Article : DK'tronics Popeye and Hagar out soon
Oct 1985 Introduction of Intel 386
1986 First PC virus is released with "Brain"
1988 The NeXT (68030 CPU) computer is introduced after two years of research
7 Mar 1990 Sony Launches Paltop Computer - PTC-500
Mar 2006 Twitter is Launched
20 Feb 2010 First Tweet sent to Twitter on VIC-20
11 Jan 2013 Suicide of Aaron Swartz


Hardware Products

ITT Director Programmable Controller

ITT Director Programmable Controller
21st July 1978
The ITT Director Programmable Controller provided a simple cost effective means of controlling multiple automatic machines and industrial processes.

Manufacturer : ITT
Type : Computer

ITT 2020 Computer - Apple II Clone

ITT 2020 Computer - Apple II Clone
1979
The ITT 2020 was the first Apple II clone, manufactured by ITT in the UK under license from Apple Computer, specifically for the European market.

Manufacturer : ITT
Type : Computer


Software Products

Easy Piano

Easy Piano
Unknown
Includes piano keys peripheral which inserts into the Game Boy advance slot on an original DS or a DS lite.

Manufacturer : Game Life
Type : Software - Game

Golf

Golf
1982
Golf is a sports-simulation computer game designed by Trevor Pitts and published by Audiogenic in 1982 for Commodore VIC 20.

Manufacturer : Audiogenic
Type : Software - Game

Spectrum Chess II

Spectrum Chess II
1983
Part of the Dixons pack of games...

Manufacturer : Dixons
Type : Software - Game

Rootin' Tootin'

Rootin' Tootin'
1983
Conversion of the data East coin op...

Manufacturer : HES/Brisbane
Type : Software - Game

Crypt Of Medea

Crypt Of Medea
1983
...

Manufacturer : Sir-Tech
Type : Software - Game

Super Chess 3.0

Super Chess 3.0
1983
...

Manufacturer : Cp Software
Type : Software - Game

Golf

Golf
1984
...

Manufacturer : Salamander
Type : Software - Game

Iankey (Disk)

Iankey (Disk)
1985
Teaches keyboard skills training...

Manufacturer : Iansyst
Type : Software - Game

Super Sam

Super Sam
1985
...

Manufacturer : Budgie Budget Software
Type : Software - Game

Cars-Maths In Motion

Cars-Maths In Motion
1985
...

Manufacturer : Cambridgeshire Software House
Type : Software

Vector Ball

Vector Ball
1986
......

Manufacturer : M.A.D.
Type : Software - Game

180

180
1986
Price at release - £2.99 Released in 1986 under the M.A.D. label, 180 allows you to pit your darting skills against 8 computer players over 3 rounds. In the first two rounds, you will play o...

Manufacturer : M.A.D
Type : Software - Game

Zub

Zub
1986
Zub must make his way up to the top of each level by jumoing onto platforms and moving them left or right to find the next one to jump up onto.

Manufacturer : M.A.D.
Type : Software - Game

The Sacred Armour OF Antiriad

The Sacred Armour OF Antiriad
1986
Considered one of the CPC's best games.

Manufacturer : Palace Software
Type : Software - Game

Gryzor

Gryzor
1987
...

Manufacturer : The Hit Squad
Type : Software - Game

Grange Hill

Grange Hill
1987
...

Manufacturer : Bug Byte
Type : Software - Game

BMX Simulator

BMX Simulator
1987
Huge selling over head BMX racing game, featuring some inventive tracks and good balanced gameplay.

Manufacturer : Code Masters
Type : Software - Game

Star Wars (Hit Squad)

Star Wars (Hit Squad)
1987
...

Manufacturer : The Hit Squad
Type : Software - Game

Feud

Feud
1987
The Commodore 64 version of this magic making adventure was not by any means the best version of this game, nice, fast graphics, but very bug ridden and prone to crashingThe plot has two feuding wizar...

Manufacturer : Bulldog Software
Type : Software - Game

Split Personalities

Split Personalities
1987
...

Manufacturer : Domark
Type : Software - Game

Amaurote

Amaurote
1987
...

Manufacturer : MAD
Type : Software - Game

Barbarian II

Barbarian II
1987
Also contains the original game ...

Manufacturer : Palace Software
Type : Software - Game

Star Wars

Star Wars
1987
Also contains the original game .

Manufacturer : Domark
Type : Software - Game

Combat School (Hit Squad)

Combat School (Hit Squad)
1987
This acclaimed game is a combat training sim, where the player goes through basic training to join the Elite Marine Corp.

Manufacturer : The Hit Squad
Type : Software - Game

Advanced Fruit Machine Simulator (EDOS)

Advanced Fruit Machine Simulator (EDOS)
1987
EDOS were a shortlived reproduction company.

Manufacturer : Codemasters
Type : Software - Game

Gryzor (Cassette)

Gryzor (Cassette)
1987
...

Manufacturer : Ocean
Type : Software - Game

Andy Capp

Andy Capp
1987
Based on the comic strip character from the Daily Mirror.

Manufacturer : Mirrorsoft
Type : Software - Game

Combat School

Combat School
1st January 1987
This acclaimed game is a combat training sim, where the player goes through basic training to join the Elite Marine Corp.

Manufacturer : The Hit Squad
Type : Software - Game

Treasure Island Dizzy (Signed)

Treasure Island Dizzy (Signed)
1988
Signed by the authors the Oliver Twins Dizzy was looking forward to the round- the- world cruise he'd booked up for.

Manufacturer : Codemaster
Type : Software - Game

BMX Simulator

BMX Simulator
1988
...

Manufacturer : Codemasters
Type : Software - Game

Tetris (Mastertronic Plus)

Tetris (Mastertronic Plus)
1988
Spectrum version of the famous block based puzzle game, that was originally brought to the format by Mirrosoft.

Manufacturer : Mastertronic Plus
Type : Software - Game

Beyond The Ice Palace

Beyond The Ice Palace
1988
...

Manufacturer : Elite
Type : Software - Game

Treasure Island Dizzy

Treasure Island Dizzy
1988
Dizzy was looking forward to the round- the- world cruise he'd booked up for.

Manufacturer : Codemaster
Type : Software - Game

Rescue An Island Adventure

Rescue An Island Adventure
1989
...

Manufacturer : CSH Educational Software
Type : Software - Game

BMX Simulator 2

BMX Simulator 2
1989
Up to FOUR players at the same time!

Manufacturer : Code Masters
Type : Software - Game

The Real Ghostbusters (The Hit Squad)

The Real Ghostbusters (The Hit Squad)
1989
Up to FOUR players at the same time!...

Manufacturer : The Hit Squad
Type : Software - Game

Cosmic Pirate

Cosmic Pirate
1989
...

Manufacturer : Outlaw Productions
Type : Software

Fantasy World Dizzy

Fantasy World Dizzy
1989
More platform adventuring, starring our favourite egg friend.

Manufacturer : Code Masters
Type : Software - Game

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II
1990
...

Manufacturer : Image Works
Type : Software - Game

MagicLand Dizzy

MagicLand Dizzy
1990
......

Manufacturer : Code Masters
Type : Software - Game

Face Off  Ice Hockey

Face Off Ice Hockey
1991
...

Manufacturer : Krisalis
Type : Software - Game

APB

APB
1992
Arcade action viewed from overhead, with the player in a cop car catching criminals and upgrading his car to match the fire power of the gangs.

Manufacturer : Respray
Type : Software - Game

Graham Gooch World Class Cricket

Graham Gooch World Class Cricket
1993
...

Manufacturer : Audiogenic
Type : Software - Game

What do you Know?

What do you Know?
1995
Quiz games for all ages ...

Manufacturer : CSH Educational Software
Type : Software - Game


Promotional Items

ITT Semiconductors

ITT Semiconductors "Challenge of the Chip"
Unknown
Business card with inlayed semiconductor chip.

Manufacturer : ITT Semiconductors
Type : Promotional Item

ITT 3210 Visual Display Unit - Promotional Leaflet

ITT 3210 Visual Display Unit - Promotional Leaflet
October 1972
Marketing brochure for the ITT 3210 terminal.

Manufacturer : ITT
Type : Promotional Item

Director 2000 Programmable Controller

Director 2000 Programmable Controller
1978
Director 2000 - Programmable Controller The Director 2000 builds upon the strengths of the Director 1000.

Manufacturer : ITT
Type : Promotional Item

ITT Director

ITT Director
January 1980
Automatic control in any language The ITT Director Programmable Controller provides a simple cost-effective means of controlling multiple automatic machines and industrial processes.

Manufacturer : ITT
Type : Promotional Item


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