More on Transputers

Further reading

The inspiration for the restoration project

Information regarding the company that made the Transputer, INMOS Ltd - Wikipedia entry for Inmos Ltd, the creators and manufacturers of the Transputer and The Inmos Legacy and The Inmos Saga

More information on the Transputer - Wikipedia Transputer article

Iann Barron – reflections on setting up Inmos and the Transputer A seminar given by Iann Barron

Dick Peritz - An interview given by Dick to the IEEE

David May, one of the architects of the Transputer –
David May's Transputer page at Bristol University
David May's Wikipedia entry
An interview with David May given to The Register in 2011
What David May is doing now… XMOS

Tony Hoare, the man behind Communicating Sequential Processes, the logic behind the Occam language built specifically for the Transputer - Tony's Wikipedia entry and Wikipedia article about CSP

About the Modular/One computer and its novel point-to-point architecture, background on the Transputer and the novel SpaceWire interconnect derived from Transputer technology PDF document

What happened to the Transputer after Inmos’s decline? Article in the British newspaper, The Independent

Further Transputer resources

Ram Meenakshisundaram’s page on classiccmp, lots of information on the Transputer and many resources to get anything you’ve got running again.

Axel Muhr’s modern Transputer developments - what can you do with a Transputer and some very modern components, plus lots of pictures of Inmos development boards etc.

A website set up by former Inmos employees.

Gavin Crate's T414/T425/T800 Transputer emulator for the PC written in C plus the Simple “42” the predecessor to the Transputer.

David May’s academic web page at University of Bristol.

Michael Brüstle’s Transputer pages - lots of good stuff here.

Other companies who produced systems based upon Transputers

Parsytec - produced huge supercomputing arrays of Transputers some containing over 16,000 and weighing over 1 ton.

Meiko Scientific Ltd - produced supercomputers, notably the Computing Surface-1 that initially used networks of Transputers.

Floating Point Systems Inc - produced, for a short period, the T-Series Tesseract Transputer supercomputer. More information on this system here.