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Saturday, 8 November 2014

He made calculations easy with handheld calculators made thermal printer, considered co-inventor of Integrated circuit!!!



Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics on December 10, 2000. He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, for which he has patents. He also has patents for seven other inventions. Along with Robert Noyce, Kilby is generally credited as co-inventor of the integrated circuit. Read more & watch video...