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KCG becomes "Distributed Computer Museum"

First certified by IPSJ! The past computers, etc. that the group has been using for education, practical training, and research for more than 45 years since its founding, are listed in the “National Institute for Distributed Computers” nationwide on March 2, 2009 (Monday). Received the first certification.At the National Science Museum Japan Pavilion (7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo) at the certificate awarding ceremony, “computers used for education, general-purpose computers, minicomputers, office computers, Many personal computers and peripheral devices are stored and it is one of the most valuable collections in the same time, Same museum The "OKITAC 4300C system" and "TOSBAC 3400" stored in Japan were designated as "certified equipment" in the "Information Technology Heritage".In the future, KCG will consider methods that can be viewed by the general public.

The TOSBAC 3400, which has been certified as an “information processing technology heritage”, was developed based on the first microprogram control computer and KT pilot in Japan.This “TOSBAC 3400” is the former KCG Institute of Informatics, Dr. Hiroshi Sugawara who was the first president of KCGI in Japan, the first IT professional graduate school in Japan. It is a general-purpose computer that is closely related to the University of Tsukuba, developed in collaboration with Toshiba Corporation.

With the rapid evolution of computer technology, the transition of information processing equipment is also rapid.As well as the purpose of the new establishment of the certification system of the Information Processing Society of Japan, we believe it is necessary to preserve and utilize technologies and products that have important significance that should be passed on to the next generation.Therefore, we plan to create an opportunity for many people to see these valuable computers that have been active in education for the past 45 years.First of all, to commemorate the accreditation, an exhibition will be held in the school building soon.