Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace

Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace (HMREH)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19132 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 0.131', W 75° 11.217'

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BINAC, the world's first commercial, electronic, stored program, digital computer passed verification tests here, at 3747 Ridge Ave., on April 7, 1949. Customer acceptance of UNIVAC I, the world's first open market, commercial computer, followed on March 30, 1951. J. Presper Eckert and John W. Mauchly, co-inventors of ENIAC, led the development of both of these pioneering machines, which launched the commercial computer age.
Year Placed2006
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 484042 N 4428016
Decimal Degrees40.00218333, -75.18695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.131', W 75° 11.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 7.86" N, 75° 11' 13.02" W
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Area Code(s)215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3787-3899 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia PA 19132, US
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