Clive Sinclair


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Birthplacenear Richmond, Surrey
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Inventor, entrepreneur

Clive Sinclair

(person)
Sir Clive Sinclair (1939- ) The British inventor who pioneered the home microcomputer market in the early 1980s, with the introduction of low-cost, easy to use, 8-bit computers produced by his company, Sinclair Research.

Sir Clive also invented and produced a variety of electronic devices from the 1960s to 1990s, including pocket calculators (he marketed the first pocket calculator in the world), radios and televisions. Perhaps he is most famous (or some might say notorious) for his range electric vehicles, especially the Sinclair C5, introduced in 1985. He has been a member of MENSA, the high IQ society, since 1962.

Planet Sinclair.

["The Sinclair Story", Rodney Dale, pub. Duckworth 1985]

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Sinclair Research Limited was founded by Sir Clive Sinclair in 1979 to design, develop and market consumer electronics products.
1986: Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair sells rights to his PS5machines to Amstrad in a PS5m deal.
Efallai mai un o'r gwrthrychau mwyaf anarferol sydd i'w weld yma yw'r car Sinclair C5 a ddyfeiswyd gan Clive Sinclair, sef y car oedd yn rhedeg ar fatri trydan.
1986: Sinclair sells computer business Home-computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair has sold the marketing and merchandising rights to his inventions for PS5m to computing rival Amstrad.
1 Sir Clive Sinclair launched the C5 2 Britain and Singapore withdrew from UNESCO 3 In Ireland, shop sales of contraceptives were legalised 4 In Columbia, the Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupted, killing over 20,000 people wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
Inventor Clive Sinclair launched the Sinclair C5 battery-assisted tricycle, but it was phased out by the end of the year due to disastrous sales.
05pm) Alexander Armstrong and Martin Freeman star in this comedy drama telling the story of Clive Sinclair and Chris Curry's battle 0to achieve home computer supremacy during the 1980s.
He also played David Cameron in The Trial of Tony Blair, and Sir Clive Sinclair in, Micro Men.
Micro Men documents the lengthy rivalry between maverick visionary Sir Clive Sinclair (Armstrong) and his former colleague Chris Curry (Freeman) as they go head-to-head to achieve domination of the growing home computer market.
The aim of "a computer in every home" is often attributed to Microsoft boss Bill Gates but it was Clive Sinclair who made it happen in the UK, paving the way for Windows PCs and Apple Macs to invade our houses.
Invented by home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair, the tricycle-like C5 was meant to provide cheap, green, electric-powered transport for all.
Many of my plans have ended up in the bin, only maybe one out of 200 inventors like James Dyson and Clive Sinclair ever realize their dream.