Bangalore's "Eureka" moment

But suddenly in the year 1985, a relatively unknown company in this part of the word called Texas Instruments decided to setup what was called as “Software Design Centre”. The above image was a Eureka moment for Bangalore as the satellite dish of TI was got in a plain old bullock cart to its centre at Millers Road, Bangalore.

Satellite Dish at the TI's office in bangalore

Not so long ago Bangalore was a silent town with lots of greens and a fantastic weather.       Information Technology was a word which wasn’t heard and was confined to the boundaries of IISC. But suddenly in the year 1985, a relatively unknown company in this part of the word called Texas Instruments decided to setup what was called as “Software Design Centre”. The above image was a Eureka moment for Bangalore as the satellite dish of TI was got in a plain old bullock cart to its centre at Millers Road, Bangalore. This piece of instrument helped them stay connected 24/7.  This also opened the floodgates to the rest of the MNCs to set up its shop in Bangalore and the rest as they say is history…