TI History is found on Wikipedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Instruments
TI's Early 1954 Involvement: read article titled "The Revolution in Your Pocket" by Robert Simcoe
TI Press Release for the Regency TR-1 [CLICK HERE]
TI History Archive Regarding the Regency TR-1 [CLICK HERE]
TI's Early Prototype Displayed at the Smithsonian
In 1980 at the Texas Instruments 50th company anniversary, the TI-Regency team from 1954 was recognized for developing and producing the Regency TR-1. Pictured in this anniversary photo are: 1. Buddy Harris, 2. Elmer Wolff, 3. Jim Nygaard, 4. Dick Koch (Regency), 5. Roger Webster, 6. Paul Davis, 7. Floyd Hayhurst (Regency), 8. Ed Tudor (Regency).
view the video of Ed Tudor, Regency President, Buddy Harris, TI project manager during Regency's development of the TR-1, and closing remarks by TI Vice President, Pat Haggerty. 11:01 minutes
TI's transitor development was conducted at the 6000 Lemmon Ave headquarters in Dallas, Texas. This 1953 ad from "Electronics" magazine shows a rendering of the facility. In the late 1950s, TI's headquarters moved to the new and much larger Central Expressway complex in Dallas.
In 1997, Raytheon purchased the TI operations at 6000 Lemmon Ave. Photo taken by Don Pies in 2006.
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