Information Technology

The Computer Technology (CT) program has been developed to provide training in the principles underlying the design of modern computer systems. Description: The focus of this project will be the implementation of a more efficient network, and the building of a database-type quoting program for the G&M Service Company, a heating and air conditioning company in Raleigh, NC. The first objective is to have functional database-based quoting program implemented into the businesses day-to-day operations. The second objective will be to replace any devices with devices that will work with the new program standpoint. The third objective will be to make sure that things run smoothly, and look organized for their permanent operation.

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Chuck Peddle leads a small team of former Motorola employees to build a low-cost microprocessor. The MOS 6502 was introduced at a conference in San Francisco at a cost of $25, far less than comparable processors from Intel and Motorola, leading some attendees to believe that the company was perpetrating a hoax. The chip quickly became popular with designers of early personal computers like the Apple II and Commodore PET, as well as game consoles like the Nintendo Entertainment System. The 6502 and its progeny are still used today, usually in embedded applications.

Computers are important to all parts of the economy, and the number of careers that involve work with computers is constantly expanding. Students in the AAS degree program in applied computer technology take courses to prepare them for careers that involve maintaining computer software and hardware, installing and maintaining computer networks, and working with a variety of computer applications.

Wang was a successful calculator manufacturer, then a successful word processor company. The 1973 Wang 2200 makes it a successful computer company, too. Wang sold the 2200 primarily through Value Added Resellers, who added special software to solve specific customer problems. The 2200 used a built-in CRT, cassette tape for storage, and ran the programming language BASIC. The PC era ended Wang’s success, and it filed for bankruptcy in 1992.