Decade: 1950s
Stantec Zebra Electronic Digital Computer

1958
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During the 1950s, computers were primarily viewed as tools for solving complex math problems, and most people saw the computer as a calculator. Marketing was narrowly targeted, particularly because computers were extremely expensive.

Business to business advertising was the main strategy for computer manufacturers with advertisements focused on “speed, efficiency, economy, and reliability.”

Engineers were a primary target and so marketing material tended to be both informative and technical. Since the market was small and highly specialized, direct mailing was the most popular method.
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All New Transistor RCA 501 Electronic Data Processing System
1958
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An Introduction to the Ferranti Mercury Computer
1956
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An Introduction to the UNIVAC File-Computer System
1951
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Bendix G-15 All Purpose Computer
1956
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BENDIX G-15 Automatic Programming Systems
1956
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Bendix G-15 General Purpose Digital Computer
1955
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Circle Computer: A General-purpose Digital Computer for Science & Engineering
1953
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Circle Computer: The low-cost general-purpose computer for science and industry
1953
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Datatron Electronic Data Processing Systems Handbook Central Computer
1957
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Elecom "50" the First Electronic Accounting Machine
1956
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