Helmut Schreyer

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Helmut SchreyerName: Helmut Theodor Schreyer

Born: July 4, 1912, in Delitzsch, German Empire

Death: December 12, 1984 (Age: 72)

Computer-related contributions

  • German inventor, electrical engineer and computer scientist mostly known for his work on the Z3, one of the first computers.
  • Known for his work on detection technology for unexploded ordinances.
  • Developed the accelerometer for the V-2-rocket, and technology to convert radar signals into audio for easy recognition by aircraft pilots.

Significant publications

  • An Experimental Model of an Electronic Computer (1977).

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