History of electronics in Australia

An online documentary about electronics in Australia over the past 50 years is a good start at recording history, but it has further development possibilities.

Called "State of Electronics" it has interviews of some industry professionals. Starting in the telegraphy era, then the Lee De Forest’s ‘triode’ development, radio broadcasting and later television. Transistors transformed things to ‘solid state’, followed by integrated circuits, miniaturisation and the ‘space race’ of the late 60’s and 70’s.

The digital era is all around us now, but it began with electronic calculators, computers and microcontrollers. Whether you want a look at history, or may like to contribute information, then visit www.stateofelectronics.com


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