Jay Miner

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Jay MinerName: Jay Glenn Miner

Born: May 31, 1932, Prescott, Arizona, USA

Death: June 20, 1994 (Age: 62)

Computer-related contributions

  • Famous American integrated circuit designer, best known for his work in multimedia chips and as the "father of the Amiga".
  • One of his first successes was to combine an entire breadboard of components into a single chip, known as the TIA. The TIA was the display hardware for the Atari 2600, which would go on to sell millions.
  • He moved to Atari in the late 1970s.

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