Britain’s first mass produced computer goes on public display
03Apr

The HEC was the first mass-produced computer in Britain

A pioneering piece of first-generation computer hardware was re-introduced to the public today. Almost 63 years after it made its debut at a trade show, the prototype of Britain’s first mass-produced business computer is now on display at The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) at Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, about 50 miles north of London. The Hollerith Electronic Computer (HEC-1) was Britain’s most commercially successful early computer and the first to be installed in many countries, such as India, New Zealand, and those in East Africa.

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