May 5, 2014
Computerized data processing began in Israel in the 1930's of the last century
and even Albert Einstein can be credited for this. And, truly enough, it's not
one of our top ten industries but there is still much to brag about [...]
military equipment company in Haifa tried its luck as a manufacturer of consumer
products. In 1969 when only two years old, Elbit launched the "Elbit-100"
computer which development had began two years earlier. The development team
leader was [the late] Prof. Shimon Even from Technion [CS]. It is the world's
first mini computer and the first commercial computer produced in Israel.