|2021||Paramount Taurus 700 equatorial fork mount |
Paramount Apollo 800 altazimuth mount
|2019||TheSky Imaging edition|
Paramount Taurus 500/600 equatorial fork mount
Paramount Apollo 500/600 altazimuth mount
|2017||Acquired TPoint Software|
|2016||TheSkyX Professional Edition for Linux and TheSky Professional Edition for Raspberry Pi released (December).|
Paramount Taurus Model 400 Equatorial Mount introduced at the Society for Astronomical Sciences Symposium and the Southern California Astronomy Exposition (June).
|2015||Paramount Taurus Equatorial Fork Mount Models 500 and 600 introduced at the AMOS Conference (September).|
Software Bisque telescope mirror covers demonstrated at the AMOS Conference (September).
Paramount MYT reviewed in the November, 2015 issue of Sky & Telescope Magazine.
|2014||Paramount MYT begins shipping (November).|
Paramount MX+ begins shipping (June).
Software Bisque introduces and demonstrates TheSky Pro for embedded Linux at RTMC.
|2013|| Paramount ME II begins shipping (March).|
TheSky HD for iPad is released (October).
|2012||TheSkyX Professional with autoguiding released at the Advanced Imaging Conference (November).|
|2011|| Paramount MX begins shipping.|
The TPoint module to TheSky released.
The Dome module to TheSky Pro released.
|2010|| TheSkyX Professional Edition for Mac and Windows released. (May)|
TheSky’s Database module introduced. (June)
|2009||TheSkyX Serious Astronomer for Mac released at Macworld (January)|
|2008||TheSkyX Student Edition for Mac released at Macworld (January)|
|2007||Seeker 3D solar system simulation software released.|
Software Bisque issued patent US7313763 B1: “A system for operating an astronomical observatory in real time using http.”
The Software Bisque team and technologies featured in Timothy Ferris’ Seeing in the Dark documentary.
|2004||TheSky Version 6 released.|
|2002||Paramount ME begins shipping.|
|2001||CCDSoft Version 5 released.|
Dr. Charles Jules names the first of his eventual 475 minor planet discoveries “Bisque”. The official IAU designation for this object 12934 Bisque (1999 TH16). The Minor Planet Bulletin, Volume 28, Number 4, A.D. 2001 October-December issue, publishes Software Bisque’s “Automated Minor Planet Light Curve Generation” article which satisfied both aspects of the Richard P. Binzel Challenge made in 1992.
Editor’s note: As of September 2021, Software Bisque has yet to take possession of the offered prize.
|2000||Paramount GT-1100S begins shipping.|
TheSky Pocket Edition for Windows CE devices released.
|1998||TheSky Version 5 for Mac and Windows released (December).|
|1997||TPoint version 1 for Windows released.|
AutomDome dome control software for Windows released.
|1996||The Paramount GT-1100 is introduced at the SBIG/Software Bisque Advanced Imaging Conference.|
TheSky Version 4 released.
Orchestrate Automation and Scripting Software released.
|1995||CCDSoft Version 4 released.|
Software Bisque publishes the Focus, Optics, Seeing, Tracking, Experience, and Review (FOSTER) CCD Imaging book.
|1994||TheSky Version 2 released.|
|1993||CCDSoft Version 1 released. |
Software Bisque remotely controls the Mt. Wilson Observatory 24-inch telescope and camera via modem from Golden, Colorado.
|1992||TheSky for Windows ad appears in Sky & Telescope Magazine.|
|1990||TheSky version 1 for Windows 3.0 released.|
|1989||Computer-Assist Services incorporates as Software Bisque, Inc.|
Bisque invents the push to or software-guided telescope (SGT) by mounting optical encoders to both axes of a telescope. A serial decoder (Software Bisque’s BBox) fed the encoder’s positions to TheSky.
|1983||The_Sky version 1.0 for MS-DOS released.|
|1981||Steve Bisque founds Computer-Assist Services with a focus on developing custom financial software.|