DEVICES USED AND CREATED BY PEOPLE DURING THE EVOLUTION OF MEDIA

By rclol
  • 35,000 BCE

    Cave Paintings

    Cave Paintings
    Cave Paintings also known as parietal art, are marked on specific caves in certain places back then. The painted drawings on cave walls or ceilings, mainly of prehistoric origin, beginning roughly 40,000 years ago (around 38,000 BCE) in Eurasia.
  • Period: 35,000 BCE to

    Pre-Historic Age

    Pre historic Age- People discovered fire, developed paper
    from plants, and forged weapons and tools with stone, bronze, copper and iron.
  • 2500 BCE

    Papyrus in Egypt

    Papyrus in Egypt
    Papyrus in Egypt is a symbolic artwork made by the Egyptians long time ago. These wild plant was used for a variety of uses, and specially cultivated papyrus, grown on plantations, was used to make the writing material.
  • 2400 BCE

    Clay Tablets in Mesopotamia

    Clay Tablets in Mesopotamia
    Clay Tablets in Mesopotamia were used as a writing medium, especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well into the Iron Age.
  • 130 BCE

    Acta Diurna in Rome

    Acta Diurna in Rome
    Acta diurna on Rome were daily Roman official notices, a sort of daily gazette. They were carved on stone or metal and presented in message boards in public places like the Forum of Rome. They were also called simply Acta.
  • 200

    Dibao in China

    Dibao in China
    Dibao in china was literally "reports from the [official] residences", were a type of publications issued by central and local governments in imperial China.
  • 220

    Printing Press using Wood Blocks

    Printing Press using Wood Blocks
    Printing Press using Wood Blocks is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper.
  • 500

    Codex in the Mayan Region

    Codex in the Mayan Region
    Codex in the Mayan Region are folding books written by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark cloth.
  • Period: to

    Industrial Age

    People used the power of steam, developed machine
    tools, established iron production, and the manufacturing of various products (including books through the printing press).
  • Printing press for mass productions

    Printing press for mass productions
    Johannes Gutenberg, a goldsmith by profession, developed, circa 1439, a printing system by adapting existing technologies to printing purposes, as well as making inventions of his own. In the 16th century, with presses spreading further afield, their output rose tenfold to an estimated 150 to 200 million copies.
  • Printing press for mass productions

    Printing press for mass productions
    In the 16th century, with presses spreading further afield, their output rose tenfold to an estimated 150 to 200 million copies. Until 18th century, it goes higher than the 16th century.
  • First Photograph

    First Photograph
    Joseph Nicéphore Niépce was the first person to take a photograph.
  • Typewriter

    Typewriter
    American, W.A. Burt invents a typewriter Typically, a typewriter has an array of keys, and pressing one causes a different single character to be produced on the paper, by causing a ribbon with dried ink to be struck against the paper by a type element similar to the sorts used in movable type letterpress printing.
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph
    Samuel Morse invents the telegraph. It is a long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.
  • First Practical and Modern Typewriter

    First Practical and Modern Typewriter
    Christopher Scholes invents the first practical and modern typewriter.
  • Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone
    Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and teacher of the deaf whose foremost accomplishments were the invention of the telephone (1876) and the refinement of the phonograph.
  • Cylinder Phonograph

    Cylinder Phonograph
    Thomas Edison invents the cylinder phonograph or tin foil phonograph
  • Moving Pictures

    Moving Pictures
    Eadweard Muybridge invents the first moving pictures (The Horse in Motion)
  • David Houston patents the roll film for cameras

    David Houston patents the roll film for cameras. The younger Houston filed for the patent of his older brother's camera invention and the film holder in the same year. However, he licensed the roll film holder patent to George Eastman, who used it for his perfected Kodak box camera in 1888.
  • Portable Motion-Picture Camera

    Portable Motion-Picture Camera
    Lumiere Brothers invent a portable motion-picture camera, film processing unit and projector called the Cinematographe. Lumiere Brothers using their Cinematographe are the first to present a projected motion picture to an audience of more that one person
  • Period: to

    Information Age

    The Internet paved the way for faster communication and the
    creation of the social network. People advanced the use of microelectronics with the invention
    of personal computers, mobile devices, and wearable technology. Moreover, voice, image, sound and data are digitalized. We are now living in the information age.
  • Radio Receiver

    Radio Receiver
    Guglielmo Marconi invented the first radio receiver, successfully received a radio transmission
  • Thomas Edison demonstrated the first talking motion picture

    Thomas Edison demonstrated the first talking motion picture
    Thomas A. Edison exhibited his new kinetoscope to a small audience in West Orange, New Jersey. It was reported as the first demonstration of his moving picture invention synchronized with sound.
  • Motorized Movie Cameras

    Motorized Movie Cameras
    Motorized movie cameras invented, replaced hand-cranked cameras
  • First Robot

    First Robot
    Artificial life begins — the first robot built
  • Complete Electronic TV System

    Complete Electronic TV System
    Philo Taylor Farnsworth invents a complete electronic TV system
  • Period: to

    Electronic Age

    The invention of the transistor ushered in the
    electronic age. People harnessed the power of transistors that led to the transistor radio, electronic circuits, and the early computers. In this age, long distance communication became more efficient.
  • Tape Recorder for Broadcasting

    Tape Recorder for Broadcasting
    Joseph Begun invents the first tape recorder for broadcasting – first magnetic recording
  • Voice Recognition Machine

    Voice Recognition Machine
    Bell Labs invents the voice recognition machine
  • Photocopier

    Photocopier
    Chester F. Carlson invents the photocopier
  • First Computer Controlled by Software

    First Computer Controlled by Software
    Konrad Zuse’s Z3, the first computer controlled by software
  • Television

    Television
    Used for transmitting moving images. CBS began daily color field tests on 1 June 1941.
  • Electronic Digital Computer

    Electronic Digital Computer
    John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry built the first electronic digital computer
  • ENIAC

    ENIAC
    ENIAC was introduced to the world on Feb. 14, 1946, developed by the University of Pennsylvania's John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert. It is a digital and able to solve "a large class of numerical problems" through reprogramming.
  • Transistor Radio

    Transistor Radio
    A transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor-based circuitry. Following their development in 1954, made possible by the invention of the transistor in 1947.
  • EDSAC

    EDSAC
    Short for Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator, EDSAC. It was created at the University of Cambridge in England, performed its first calculation on May 6, 1949.
  • UNIVAC I

    UNIVAC I
    In 1951, the UNIVAC I (Universal Automatic Computer), built by Rand, became one of the first commercially available computers to take advantage of these advances.
  • IBM 704

    IBM 704
    The IBM 704, introduced by IBM in 1954, is the first mass-produced computer with floating-point arithmetic hardware.
  • Hewlett-Packard 9100A

    Hewlett-Packard 9100A
    The Hewlett-Packard 9100A (hp 9100A) is an early computer (or programmable calculator), first appearing in 1968. HP called it a desktop calculator because, as Bill Hewlett said, "... We therefore decided to call it a calculator."
  • Apple Computer 1

    Apple Computer 1
    Apple Computer 1, also known later as the Apple Iis a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak.
  • Overhead Projector

    Overhead Projector
    An overhead projector is a variant of slide projector that is used to display images to an audience. The name is often abbreviated to OHP.
  • Liquid Crystal Display

    Liquid Crystal Display
    Breakthroughs occurred elsewhere in new materials and thin-film structures, with Hitachi of Japan as a pioneering company. Such AM LCDs became commercially available in the early 1980s.
  • Laptops

    Laptops
    a battery- or AC-powered personal computer generally smaller than a briefcase that can easily be transported and conveniently used in temporary spaces
  • Wearable Technology

    Wearable Technology
    A category of technology devices that can be worn by a consumer and often include tracking information related to health and fitness.
  • Broadbands

    Broadbands
    It is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types. It is used to mean any high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than dial-up access over traditional analog or ISDN PSTN services.
  • Augmented Reality

    Augmented Reality
    An enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to add digital information on an image of something.
  • Tablets

    Tablets
    A portable computer that uses a touchscreen as its primary input device.
  • Internet Explorer

    Internet Explorer
    Internet Explorer - a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems
  • Yahoo

    Yahoo
    An Internet portal that incorporates a search engine and a directory of World Wide Web sites organized in a hierarchy of topic categories.
  • Google

    Google
    Most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, handling more than three billion searches each day.
  • Live Journal

    Live Journal
    Social networking service where users can keep a blog, journal or diary.
  • Smartphones

    Smartphones
    A handheld device that integrates mobile phone capabilities with the more common features of a handheld computer or PDA.
  • Computer

    Computer
    Provided data calculation and manipulation that was much faster than humanly possible, but were expensive to buy and maintain, so were initially limited to a few scientific institutions, large corporations, and government agencies.
  • Friendster

    Friendster
    Contact other members, maintain those contacts, and share online content and media with those contacts.
  • Skype

    Skype
    An IP telephony service provider that offers free calling between subscribers and low-cost calling to people who don't use the service.
  • Wordpress

    Wordpress
    Make it super easy for you to add them from your WordPress admin area for each post and page on your website.
  • Facebook

    Facebook
    Allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.
  • Youtube

    Youtube
    A video sharing service that allows users to watch videos posted by other users and uploadvideos of their own.
  • Cloud Storage

    Cloud Storage
    A cloud computing model in which datas stored on remote servers accessed from the internet, or "cloud."
  • Twitter

    Twitter
    An online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets.
  • Netbooks

    Netbooks
    A small, light, low-power notebook computer that has less processing power than a full-sized laptop
  • Big Data

    Data sets that are so voluminous and complex that traditional data-processing application software are inadequate to deal with them.
  • Google Hangouts

    Google Hangouts
    A unified communications service that allows members to initiate and participate in text, voice or video chats, either one-on-one or in a group.