Friday, 18 October 2019
1983 Camcorder was invented by Sony
1983 compact discs (CDs) are launched as a new way to store music by the Sony and Philips corporations.
1983 cellular phones in U.S.: mobile phones for cars, transportable phones carried in a case, and portable phones carried in hand
1984 Laserdisc storage
1987 larry Hornbeck, working at Texas Instruments, develops DLP® projection—now used in many projection TV systems.
1988 Facsimile (fax) machine
1989 tim Berners-Lee invents the World Wide Web.
1990 World Wide Web was invented by Tim Berners-Lee
1990 german watchmaking company Junghans introduces the MEGA 1, believed to be the world's first radio-controlled wristwatch.
1991 linus Torvalds creates the first version of Linux, a collaboratively written computer operating system.
1994 american-born mathematician John Daugman perfects the mathematics that make iris scanning systems possible.
1994 israeli computer scientists Alon Cohen and Lior Haramaty invent VoIP for sending telephone calls over the Internet.
1994 digital camera
1995 broadcast.com becomes one of the world's first online radio stations.
1995 Pierre Omidyar launches the eBay auction website
1995 dVD (digital video disk)
1995 DVD (digital video disk)
1996 wRAL-HD broadcasts the first high-definition television (HDTV) signal in the United States.
1997 electronics companies agree to make Wi-Fi a worldwide standard for wireless Internet.
1998 More than 20 percent of all U.S. households are online
2001 digital satellite radio
2001 Apple revolutionizes music listening by unveiling its iPod MP3 music player
2001 richard Palmer develops energy-absorbing D3O plastic.
2001 the Wikipedia online encyclopedia is founded by Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales.
2001 Bram Cohen develops BitTorrent file-sharing
2001 scott White, Nancy Sottos, and colleagues develop self-healing materials.
2002 iRobot Corporation releases the first version of its Roomba® vacuum cleaning robot.
2003 camera phones
2004 Electronic voting plays a major part in a controversial US Presidential Election
2004 andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov discover graphene.
2005 a pioneering low-cost laptop for developing countries called OLPC is announced by MIT computing pioneer Nicholas Negroponte.
2007 amazon.com launches its Kindle electronic book (e-book) reader.
2007 Apple introduces a touchscreen cellphone called the iPhone
2010 Apple releases its touchscreen tablet computer, the iPad