Digital Equipment Corporation

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Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC, or sometimes just Digital) was once a major company in the computing industry. It was acquired by Compaq in 1998 and most of what is was is now owned by Hewlett-Packard. DEC is known mostly for its PDP-line of mini-computers, VAX mainframe system and its line of terminals. It has also manufactured workstations and IBM-compatible PCs.


See category DEC keyboards

DEC's biggest contribution to keyboards is the invention of the Inverse-T arrangement of cursor keys for the DEC LK201 keyboard.

External links

Digital Equipment Corporation on Wikipedia