History of Intel processors

Posted on Sunday, Jul 30 2006 @ 05:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HKEPC takes a look at the history of Intel's processor launches.
1971: 4004 Microprocessor
The 4004 was Intel's first microprocessor. Intel began development of the first microprocessor in 1969 as part of a project for Japanese calculator manufacturer Busicom to develop a set of chips for a family of programmable calculators. This breakthrough invention powered the Busicom calculator and paved the way for embedding intelligence in inanimate objects as well as the personal computer.
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