Sperry Corporation


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Sperry Corporation

(company)
The company which merged with the Burroughs Corporation to form Unisys Corporation. Divisions included Sperry Univac, Sperry Flight Systems, and others. Some of these were sold off after the merger.
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The Sperry Corporation, also based in Brooklyn, produced the ball turret used on the B-17 and B-24 bombers.
The introduction of new flight instruments by Sperry Corporation, creator of the automatic pilot, and the requirement among American airlines to have instrument-rated pilots, helped pave the way for change.
Sperry Corporation decided to securitize its computer lease receivables.
This paper utilizes the archive of the Sperry Corporation, a leading governmental contractor, to chart the firm's accounting during World War II.
In Chapter 6, the author studies the many aspects of the development of numerically-controlled machines by Sperry Canada, the Montreal subsidiary of the US Sperry Corporation. The Canadian subsidiary designed and built a new NC machine that was produced and exported for nearly two decades, in spite of the scanty support by the federal government, and the narrowness of the domestic market.
Prior to founding Computer Generation Incorporated, Ward held positions with UNIVAC (a division of Sperry Corporation), General Electric Company and with J.
All incidents reported in this article involved bale throwers manufactured by New Holland[unkeyable] before the company was acquired by Sperry Corporation (Sperry-New Holland), which redesigned the shields.
"The Sperry Corporation discovered that...in both business and personal relationships, the consequence of inadequate listening are extraordinarily costly.
Sperry Corporation advertises, "It's about time we learned to listen." Ford says, "We listen better." 3M announces, "We hear you" while a nonprofit asks the question, "Are you listening?" Seminars and workshops abound to deal with the problem of poor listening.
Thus when the Sperry Corporation announced in 1985 that it would stop making its own small computers and begin to rely on Hitachi for the computers it sold under the Sperry name, investment analysts welcomed the news.
A prize of $1000 is supplied by the Sperry Corporation. It is required that "that candidate must have been thirty years of age or less at the time the qualifying contribution was made."
Rival computer suppliers, Sperry Corporation and Wang Labs, also offer videotex software for use on their systems.