Great Moments in Multimedia History

Timeline created by MariaJose Pineda
In History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Jan 1st, 1455
Printing Press Gutenberg and Caxton Movable type printing
Sie0206ss franklin BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Franklin discovers electricity.
Babbage difference engine science museum Babbage, Charles Charles Babbage designs the Difference Engine.
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Lady Byron writes programs for the machine.
450px international morse code SAMUEL MORSE/ Morse code (sequence of elements) Telegraph receiver and transmitter .
Download ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL/telephone Invention of the telephone.
Download%20%281%29 THOMAS ALBA EDISON/Phonograph Patent Granted a phonograph patent.
114 Burroughs: First commercially successful adding machine.
Images Film: Sequential photographs Film: Sequential photographs with sprockets manually pulled through a projector.
Images%20%281%29 HERMAN HOLLERIT (the first informatic) Tabulating Machine for the U.S. Gov.Census using punch cards. The tabulating machine later became IBM.
Inventions television1 First public demonstration of T.V. "Talkies": The first commercial talkie film using optical sound recording.
Juke Box: Automatic Music Instrument Company –coin operated phonograph
Telephone becomes operational between London and New York.
Waltroy1928 WALT DISNEY/first cartoon with a fully synchronized soundtrack Name of the cartoon: "Steamboat Willie"
Images%20%282%29 KONRAD ZUSE/ First calculator. First computer Konrad Zuse
First calculator. First computer
11x03250607 ALAN TURING/"Turing’s Machine" "Turing’s Machine" defined as capable of computing any calculable function.
John%20vincent%20atanasoff JOHN ATANASOFF/ The first automated digital computer. John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry design a prototype of the ABC computer .
Images%20%283%29 First color T.V.broadcast.
Eniac JOHN WILLIAM MAUCHY/first successful high speed digital computer. ENIAC designer of the Electronic Numerator Integrator and Calculator the first successful high speed digital computer. However, it used the same concepts that Atanasoff and Berry used to build the ABC computer.
Universal%20automatic%20computer UNIVERSAL AUTOMATIC COMPUTER UNIVAC Computer used magnetic tape for buffer memory. UNIVERSAL AUTOMATIC COMP.
Computermuseum d 20110110185942 IBM 701: First electronic stored computer that used vacuum tubes. IBM 701: First electronic stored computer that used vacuum tubes, RAM, punch cards and was the size of a piano.
Images%20%284%29 Electric typewriter
Mcluhan 5301 MARSHAL McLUHAN "Understanding Media" postulates the global village. Third generation of computers included the photo printing of conductive circuit boards to eliminate wiring.
Images%20%285%29 TED NELSON/ Invented hypertext project TED NELSON HE inventend the Xanadu hypertext project.
Images%20%286%29 ANDRIES VAN DAM/Built and Developed the first hypertext editing system
Images%20%287%29 4th Generation computer by IBM uses chips to reduce size and cost. 4th Generation computer by IBM uses chips to reduce size and cost.
Computers2 Computers can now be owned by individuals. Intel 4004 chip developed by Hoff.
Images%20%288%29 Microsoft is founded by Bill Gates.
Images%20%289%29 First commercially available cell phone
64883 Development of HTML ( HyperText Markup Language)
Www World Wide Web
Internet3 Internet
3d gaming ign The first successful interactive 3-D computer game. Broderbund releases Myst, the first successful interactive 3-D computer game. To date, it has sold more than seven million copies.
Dvd logo DVD video is introduced DVD video is introduced; full-length movies are now distributed on a single CD. The DVD format also promises to transform the music, gaming and computer industries.
Best mp3 player portable The first portable MP3 player. Saehan-Eiger Labs releases the MPMan F10/F20, the first portable MP3 player.
Itunes icloud Apple introduces iTunes The revolution will be downloaded: Apple introduces iTunes (January) and the iPod
Images%20%2810%29 2000-2012 AND MORE RECENTLY……. Recent Trends in the History of Multimedia:
With the advent of the Internet and its growing prominence as a news,entertainment, and shopping destination, people skilled in computer multimedia are in great demand. Multimedia is also used in education. Multimedia
designers create interactive computer software that adapts itself to students' needs.
Timespan Dates: Timespan Title: Timespan Description:
Jan 1st, 1455

Multimedia History This chronology explores the origins and evolution of the components that comprise modern-day
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discover, it's all about convergence.