100 Years Of IBM: 25 Historic Milestones
June 15, 2011 08:00 AM IBM this week celebrates 100 years of innovation and business optimization. From punch cards to the S/360, from tabulators to teraflops, from CEO Watson to supercomputer Watson, IBM has a unique history. Take a visual tour back through the decades.
Speech Recognition Arrives
The IBM Shoebox introduced in 1961 recognized 16 spoken words, plus the numbers zero through nine. The unit was displayed at the IBM pavilion at the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle.