Jack Kilby with the first palm-sized calculator

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Date
1967
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Keywords
Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI); Electronic calculation; Pocket size; Printing; Prototype
Object ID
500004252

Kilby’s calculator used a tiny paper-tape printer as a display. It showed the potential of integrated circuits in consumer goods.