In what year was the microchip invented?

Answer Jack Kilby, who was from Texas Instruments, and Robert Noyce, from Fairchild Semiconductors, invented the microchip in 1958. Later, Intel developed and marketed the microchip product successfully i... Read More »

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Who invented the first microchip?

The first microchip was invented by Jack Kilby. His invention led to the development of microprocessors, high-speed computers and communications. Kilby studied at the University of Illinois and lat... Read More »

Who made the microchip?

Jack S. Kilby and Robert Noyce are both considered inventors of the microchip. They developed their respective inventions within months of each other. Kilby was working for Texas Instruments and No... Read More »

How Can I Tell if the Microchip in My Car Key is Good?

The microchips that are included in most car keys are part of a theft prevention system. The keys will not work in the car unless the microchip can connect electronically with the car's system. If ... Read More »

How big is the smallest microchip?

The world's smallest microchip was launched by Malaysia in February 2007. It measures 0.7 millimeters by 0.7 millimeters, making it small enough to be implanted in paper documents such as money, ob... Read More »