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Catalog Number

102658339

Title

Intel 8051 Microprocessor oral history panel

Type

Text

Date

2008-09-16

Contributor

Adams, George, Interviewee
Blume, Henry Jr., Interviewee
Ekiss, John, Interviewer; Interviewee
Hume, Shep, Interviewee
Laws, David, Interviewer; Editor
Towle, Ronald, Interviewee
Wharton, John, Interviewee
Wickersheim, Bob, Interviewee
Wong, Bill, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

34 p.

Description

This oral history panel includes members of the engineering team that developed the Intel 8051 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) that became one of the most widely used MCUs over the next decade in applications such as automobiles, appliances, and computer peripherals. Today it remains a popular architecture for use in embedded applications.

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Subject

Intel; 8048; 8748; 8051; 8751; microcontroller; Microprocessor; embedded; x86; in-circuit emulator; ICE; erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM); MCU; CMOS; Zilog, Inc.; Motorola; Adams, George; Blume, Henry Jr.; Hume, Shep; Towle, Ronald; Wharton, John; Wickersheim, Bob; Wong, Bill; Ekiss, John; semiconductor history

Collection Title

Oral Histories Online

Lot Number

X5007.2009