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TI’s first solar-powered handheld calculator debuts.
TI harnesses the energy of the sun with the TI-1766, bringing to market its first solar-powered handheld calculator.


TI releases its first calculator designed with teacher assistance.
The TI-12 Math Explorer — the first TI calculator designed in partnership with teachers to meet the needs of elementary and middle-school classrooms — is introduced.


TI unveils its first graphing calculator.
Designed for use in algebra and precalculus courses, the TI-81 graphing calculator becomes the industry leader in handheld graphing technology.


TI introduces the CBL™ data collection device.
The Calculator-Based Laboratory (CBL™) System — a portable and versatile data-collection device for math and science — opens the door for students to collect and analyze real data in the classroom.


TI launches its first calculator with a built-in Computer Algebra System (CAS).
The revolutionary TI-92 tool with a built-in Computer Algebra System (CAS) combines the power of a computer lab and the independence of a calculator with many capabilities that had been available only in computers and mathematics software.


TI introduces a graphing calculator that supports statistics and finance.
TI adds advanced functionality for statistics and finance to the TI-82 graphing calculator by introducing the TI-83 graphing calculator, which becomes a popular programming platform for students.


TI integrates Flash™ ROM technology into its calculators.
With the incorporation of state-of-the-art Flash™ ROM memory into the TI-73 Explorer™ and TI-89 Titanium graphing calculators, students can upgrade the software on their calculators and customize them by adding apps.


TI releases the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator.
Updated with Flash™ ROM technology, new applications and six times the memory of the popular TI-83, the easy-to-use TI-83 Plus graphing calculator lets students graph and compare functions, as well as perform data plotting and analysis using TI’s handheld CBL™ device.


TI introduces the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator In a progression from the TI-83 Plus, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator offers improved connectivity by adding a USB port, allowing for direct data transfer between computers and calculators. Other enhancements include a high contrast LCD display, faster processor, more memory, an internal clock and available kickstand.

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