TI and firsts
dwight.elvey at amd.com
Fri Feb 24 11:58:26 CST 2006
How foes Fairchild fit into this. It is true that
the F8 was a two chip setup but then no more then
the 4004 was a single chip processor. The ROM and
RAM devices on the 4004 buss watched the instruction stream
and did things based on the instruction.
Where does that fit in with TI?
>From: nospam212-cctalk at yahoo.com
>I've seen the Ray Holt thing before but wasn't
>familiar with Gilbert Hyatt. So it appears that at
>the time, TI took on Intel and won the claim, at that
>time, to the title of creator of the microprocessor.
>Explains their statement now.
>--- 'Computer Collector Newsletter'
><news at computercollector.com> wrote:
>> And then there's Ray Holt:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org
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>> On Behalf Of William Maddox
>> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 10:31 PM
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>> Subject: Re: TI and firsts
>> --- nospam212-cctalk at yahoo.com wrote:
>> > "Texas Instruments invented the integrated
>> circuit, the
>> > microprocessor, and the microcomputer. Being first
>> is our tradition."
>> > The microprocessor? Anyone know what they use to
>> make that claim?
>> Google for "Gilbert Hyatt microprocessor"
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