Ferranti MRT

The Ferranti Market Research Terminal (MRT) was, arguably, the world’s first application-specific handheld computer. [1] [2] It was designed SPECIFICALLY for the market research sector as a means clustering to augment the regular clipboard schemes That, at the time, Were common-place in social and market research . [3] The Ferranti Market Research Terminal (MRT) est of historical significance to the computing industry since it marked the last original design from computer Ferranti , long Established business (started 1882) That HAD risen to fame through a collaborative Manchester Universityto produce the ” Mark 1 “, the world’s first commercial computer and later with Cambridge University producing the ” Atlas ” and ” Titan ” computers which, at their peak, held around 25% of the computing market. Read More…

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