TRICE computer

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Date Introduced
1964 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 79 1/2 in x 24 in x 29 in
Manufacturer
Packard Bell/Raytheon Company
Credit Line
SAP Collection, Computer History Museum
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Parallel processing (Electronic computers); Drum differential analyzer (DDA)
Object ID
102667929

TRICE, unlike other DDAs (Digital Differential Analyzer), operated in parallel, more like traditional analog computers. Each module was a solid-state computing element that functioned independently. DDAs that process each operation in sequence were less expensive, but slower.