The ICT Lounge
Timeline of ICT and Technology
- Hewlett Packard founded

Hewlett-Packard is founded. David Packard and Bill Hewlett found Hewlett-Packard in a Palo Alto, California garage.

Their first product was the HP 200A Audio Oscillator, which rapidly becomes a popular piece of test equipment for engineers.

Walt Disney ordered eight of the 200B model to use as sound effects generators for the 1940 movie "Fantasia".