Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Forrest Corry Parry
Born: July 4, 1921
Death: December 31, 2005 (Age: 84)
Computer related contributions
- An IBM engineer who invented the Magnetic stripe card used for credit cards and identification badges.
- While at IBM helped develop Optical Character Readers, Universal Product Code (UPC), checkout systems, and the Advanced Optical Character Reader (AOCR) to sort mail.
- F. C. Parry, IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin (1960)