How Was "NCR" Named?
NCR Corporation is a technology company specializing in solutions for the retail and financial industries. Its main products are point-of-sale (POS) terminals, automatic teller machines, check processing systems, barcode scanners, business consumables and high-powered data warehousing systems.
The company began as the National Manufacturing Company of Dayton, Ohio, which was established to manufacture and sell the first mechanical cash register, invented in 1879 by James Ritty. In 1884 the company and patents were bought by John Henry Patterson and his brother Frank Jefferson Patterson and the firm was renamed the National Cash Register (NCR) Company.
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