Staff at ITDev recently enjoyed a celebratory dinner to mark the 10th anniversary of the company's formation.
It's not just ITDev that has come a long way since its formation back in November 2000...
|2000||Sony launch the PlayStation 2 and the dot com bubble bursts; as far as we know, these events are unrelated!||Bruce Mitchell leaves his role as software manager at Rural Radio Systems to form ITDev.|
|2001||Wikipedia is launched (whatever did we do without it) and the original iPod goes on sale.||ITDev's first website goes live and ITDev wins a series of contracts to develop embedded software for a multinational client.|
|2002||The world's second most popular web browser, Firefox, is released and M.I.T. develop the first commercially available robot vacuum cleaner.||ITDev continues to deliver a succession of successful projects including embedded software for industrial measurement systems.|
|2003||Skype is launched, Toyota launch the Prius hybrid car and for the first time, DVD sales exceed those of VHS videos.||ITDev is incorporated as I.T. Dev Limited. and continues to build a reputation for high quality software development.|
|2004||Intel and AMD show off their first dual core processors and Mark Zuckerberg creates a new website, TheFacebook, later shortened to Facebook.||ITDev contributes to a variety of projects, including the development of automotive vibration measurement equipment.|
|2005||YouTube is launched, Microsoft Windows goes 64-bit and a probe lands on Saturn's moon, Titan.||Andy Culmer is appointed Engineering Director and ITDev launches a new website including electronics development services.|
|2006||The 16 year project to sequence the human genome publishes the last chromosome sequence and Nintendo launch the Wii games console.||ITDev moves to the Southampton Science Park and completes its first electronics-based project.|
|2007||The BBC launch their iPlayer service and Apple launch the iPhone.||ITDev completes 34 customer projects spanning control, communications and internet domains.|
|2008||UK surgeons implant the first bionic eyes, a proton beam is circulated around the Large Hadron Collider and the Tesla Roadster electric sports car goes on sale.||ITDev continues to build expertise with major projects in video encoding and FPGA development.|
|2009||The first Android phone is launched and "cloud computing" enters mainstream use.||ITDev launches its latest website with enhanced customer portal and project tracking hosted on ITDev's own high availability servers.|
|2010||Sky launches Europe's first 3D television channel and a solar powered plane completes a 24-hour flight for the first time.||ITDev celebrates 10 years of business, during which we have never missed a single customer deadline.|