Commodore has a rich and vibrant history from the founders time in Auschwitz to the companies massive mismanagement causing its final collapse in 1994.
Please click through our menus to read about the people and innovations that drove the home computer business from a tiny fledgling cottage industry to massive worldwide enterprise.
Here are just some of Commodore’s firsts:
1st 1 million plus unit selling computer (VIC-20)
1st computer company to make $1 Billion dollars in Sales
1st multimedia computer (Amiga)
1st computer to have coprocessors (SuperPET)
1st true-multitasking system was Commodore Amiga not Apple!
1st multitasking OS (Amiga)
1st portable (notebook) color computer – SX64
1st company to develop the DMA bus
1st portable hand-held calculator
1st LCD Display
1st company to define the word “multimedia”