Applied Technology

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Applied Technology
Industry Computer hardware
Founded 1975
Key people Owen Hill (Founder)
Products MicroBee
Others..

Applied Technology, was founded by Owen Hill in 1975 in Australia. He was a pioneer producer of home computers that ran CP/M on Zilog Z80 microprocessors.[1] Their MicroBee computer (1982) was the first commercial personal computer manufactured in Australia.[2][3][4] The computers were used by schools in Australia and Sweden and by BMW car dealers in Australia.[5]

It was later known as Microbee Systems, Microworld and Honeysoft.[1][6][7]

Some models of mid-1980s are Applied Technology S100, Micro Bee 32IC, Micro Bee 128K, "Computer in a Book" and the 256TC.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Applied Technologies / Microbee 32", at the old computers museum
  2. ^ "The MicroBee Story"
  3. ^ Secret of project Granny Smith By Gordon Laing, July 12, 2005 - theage.com.au
  4. ^ Microbee Greg Microbee Dealer Conference, Sydney, 1984, Lincoln Computer Centre
  5. ^ "Microbee Systems: When Owen Hill Stood Still". Your Computer. February 1986. 
  6. ^ a b " Applied Technology aka Microbee Systems, Microworld and Honeysoft"
  7. ^ THOMPSON COUPLINGS LIMITED, ASIC