Artifact Details

Title

Gordon, Gary oral history

Catalog Number

102706895

Type

Moving image

Date

2017-03-01

Participants

Gordon, Gary, Interviewee
Steinbach, Gunter, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Saratoga, CA

Format

MOV

Description

Gary Gordon spent most of his career at Hewlett-Packard and its spinoff Agilent. He designed HP's first instrument using ICs, a frequency counter; he invented the logic probe, the logic analyzer, and the signature analyzer; he managed and contributed to a revolutionary laser interferometer; he invented a high-sensitivity chromatogrphy column; he invented the correlation-based optical mouse. After leaving HP Gary founded Cambotics where he invented a programmable robotic camera dolly that is widely used in TV studios.

Category

Oral history

Subject

optical mouse; Correlation; Navigation; Frequency counter; Logic probe; logic analyzer; Interferometer; Chromatograph; Hewlett-Packard; Agilent; Cambotics

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8118.2017
 

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