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  THE STORY OF THIS GIANT COMPUTER CONGLOMERATE IS NOT EASILY TOLD.

SOME OF THE ROOTS LAY BACK IN THE COMPANIES REMINGTON TYPEWRITER COMPANY (WHICH WAS A SOLD OUT PART OF REMINGTON ARMS INC.), THE RAND KARDEX COMPANY (A MERGER OF AMERICAN CARDEX AND THE RAND LEDGER CORPORATION), THE LIBRARY BUREAU AND THE POWERS ACCOUNTING COMPANY, WHICH ALL MERGED TO REMINGTON RAND IN 1927 LED BY JAMES RAND JR. UNTIL 1958.

IN 1950 REMINGTON RAND BOUGHT THE ECKERT MAUCHLY COMPUTER COROPORATION (EMCC - FOUNDED BY J. PRESPER ECKERT AND JOHN MAUCHLY), WHICH WERE THE BUILDER OF THE ENIAC (ELECTRONIC NUMERICAL INTEGRATOR AND COMPUTER) AND THE BINAC (BINARY AUTOMATIC COMPUTER).

IN 1952 REMINGTON RAND BOUGHT THE ENGINEERING RESEARCH ASSOCIATES (ERA), WHICH BECAME THE COMPUTER DIVISION FOR MILITARY COMPUTERS, WHILE EMCC DEVELOPED COMPUTERS FOR THE CIVIL SECTOR.

IN 1955 THE SPERRY CORPORATION, WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN 1910 AS THE SPERRY GYROSCOPE COMPANY BY ELMER AMBROSE SPERRY, ACQUIRED REMINGTON RAND AND RENAMED ITSELF TO SPERRY RAND.

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 | YEAR    | MODEL                       | FUNCTION / TECHNICAL DATA                                                  |
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 | 1946-48 | ENIAC (EMCC)                | DEVELOPMENT FOR THE US ARMY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA              |
 | 1947-48 | GOLDBERG (ERA)              | CODE BREAKER                                                               |
 | 1948    | MODEL 3 (RR)                | CONTROL PANEL PROGRAMMED CALCULATOR - NEVER BUILT                          |
 | 1948    | DEMON (ERA)                 | CODE BREAKER (FOR SOVIET CODE)                                             |
 | 1949    | BINAC (EMCC)                | BUILT FOR THE NORTHROP CORPORATION (AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURER)                 |
 | 1950    | ATLAS-I / 1101 (ERA)        | (FIRST STORED PROGRAMM COMPUTER IN THE U.S.) (24 BIT)                      |
 | 1950    | MODEL 409 (RR)              | ENHANCED MODEL 3 - NEVER BUILT                                             |
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 | 1951    | UNIVAC I (EMCC)             | OVERALL 46 MACHINES WERE BUILT (FIRST ONE FOR THE US CENSUS BUREAU)        |
 | 1953    | UNIVAC 1103 / ATLAS-II (ERA)| BUILT FOR THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY (NSA) (36 BIT)                      |
 | 1954    | UNIVAC 1102                 | VARIANT OF 1101 (24 BIT)                                                   |
 | 1953    | UNIVAC 60                   | MODIFIED REALIZED MODEL 409                                                |
 | 1954    | UNIVAC 120                  | MODIFIED REALIZED MODEL 409 WITH DOUBLE MEMORY                             |
 | 1956    | UNIVAC 1103 A               | UNIVAC SCIENTIFIC (UPGRADED 1103)                                          |
 | 1956    | UNIVAC M-460 (AN/USQ-17)    | NTDS (NAVAL TACTICAL DATA SYSTEM) BY S.D.CRAY (30 BIT)(SST)                |
 | 1957    | UNIVAC 1104                 | FOR WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC FOR THE BOMARC MISSILE PROGRAM (30 BIT 1103)(TUB)|
 | 1957    | UNIVAC FILE COMPUTER (FILE 0)| MEDIUM SCALE COMPUTER (PROVIDED ACCESS TO FILES ON MAGNETIC DRUMS)        |
 | 1958    | UNIVAC II                   | ENHANCED UNIVAC I (TUB)                                                    |
 | 1959    | UNIVAC CP-642 (AN/USQ-20 )  | NTDS (NAVAL TACTICAL DATA SYSTEM) (30 BIT)(SST)                            |
 | 1959    | UNIVAC SOLID STATE 80/90    | SOLID STATE UNIVAC (SST)                                                   |
 | 1959    | UNIVAC 1105                 | SOLID STATE (36 BIT)(SST)                                                  |
 | 1959    | UNIVAC FILE 1               | MEDIUM SCALE COMPUTER                                                      |
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 | 1960    | UNIVAC LARC  I              | SUPERCOMPUTER (LIVERMORE ADVANCED RESEARCH COMPUTER)(48 BIT) ONLY 2 BUILT  |
 | 1959    | UNIVAC 1206                 | NTDS (NAVAL TACTICAL DATA SYSTEM) (30 BIT)(SST)                            |
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