IT Evolution

July 15, 2017 | Author: claricebernal | Category: Television, Integrated Circuit, Wi Fi, Internet, Media Technology
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Information Technology:

The Evolution From 1920 up to present. Bernal, Clarice Ann S. TFCA3(BSBA-CA) 11398671

1920s to 1930s 1923

Sound film invented by Lee DeForest Television Electronic invented by Philo Farnsworth


Electro Mechanical television system invented by John Logie Baird Robert Goddard experiments with liquid-fueled rockets. Antibiotics, penicillin invented by Alexander Fleming Iconoscope invented by Vladimir Zworykin

1926 1928 1931 1937

Jet engine invented by Frank Whittle and Hans von Ohain Alan Turing develops the concept of a theoretical computing machine


Ballpoint pen invented by Laszlo Biro

1940s to 1950s 1943 Enigma: Adolf Hitler uses the Enigma encryption machine Colossus: Alan Turing develops the the code-breaking machine Colossus Aqua-Lung invented by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan 1945 The atomic bomb

1946 Microwave oven invented by Percy Spencer 1951 Nuclear power reactor invented by Walter Zinn 1956 Optical fiber invented by Basil Hirschowitz, C. Wilbur Peters, and Lawrence E. Curtiss Videocassette recorder invented by Ampex

1950s to 1960s 1957

Sputnik I and Sputnik II: Sputnik I and Sputnik II are launched by the Russians


Silicon chip: The first integrated circuit, or silicon chip, is produced by the US Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce


Laser invented by Theodore Harold Maiman


Uri Gagarin is the first man in space Optical disc invented by David Paul Gregg


Computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart

1960s 1967 Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) invented by John Shepherd-Barron Hypertext invented by Andries van Dam and Ted Nelson 1968 Video game console invented by Ralph H. Baer 1969 The moon landing - Neil Armstrong sets foot on the moon 1971 E-mail invented by Ray Tomlinson Liquid Crystal Display invented by James Fergason Pocket calculator invented by Sharp Corporation Floppy Disk invented by David Noble with IBM

1970s to 2000s 1973 Ethernet invented by Bob Metcalfe and David Boggs Personal computer invented by Xerox PARC

1983 Camcorder invented by Sony

1990 World Wide Web invented by Tim BernersLee 2001 Digital satellite radio

2000s 2002 Hyatt rolled out E-mmediate Meetings, an online meeting-booking tool 2003 Intel incorporated Wi-Fi (wireless internet receiving capability) in their Centrino chip opening a floodgate of wireless internet adoption in the next few years

2004 Facebook (limited to Harvard students only) started this year. 2005 YouTube, the first video sharing site came online 2006 Twitter, the micro blogging site opened with 140 characters maximum per message.

Going to present 2007 Apple introduces the iPhone in June revolutionizing the mobile phone industry.

2009 Digital television became the broadcast standard in the U.S. and other parts of the world, opening the door to web-based TV services. launched: the first web-based RFP tool designed for meeting professionals to source cruise meetings and events.

2010 Apple introduced the iPad, another revolution in portable “tablet” computing.

2011 Amazon releases the Kindle Fire tablet computer/eReader in Octobere

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