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Independence Computers: Blue and White Product of Israel
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Independence Computers: Blue and White Product of IsraelYnet
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 [...]

The 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.

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