Entertainment Tech 1900-2000

  • First Radio Transmission

    First Radio Transmission
    In 1900, Brazilian priest Roberto Landell de Moura transmitted the human voice wirelessly. According to the newspaper Jornal do Comercio (June 10, 1900), he conducted his first public experiment on June 3, 1900, in front of journalists and the General Consul of Great Britain, C.P. Lupton, in São Paulo, Brazil, for a distance of approximately 5.0 miles (8 km). The points of transmission and reception were Alto de Santana and Paulista Avenue.
  • Motorized video cameras

    Motorized video cameras
    The earliest video cameras were those of John Logie Baird, based on the mechanical Nipkow disk and used in experimental broadcasts through the 1920s-1930s. All-electronic designs based on the video camera tube, such as Vladimir Zworykin's Iconoscope and Philo Farnsworth's image dissector, supplanted the Baird system by the 1930.
  • Radio Tuners & Different Radio Stations

    Radio Tuners & Different Radio Stations
    A tuner is a subsystem that receives radio frequency (RF) transmissions like radio broadcasts and converts the selected carrier frequency and its associated bandwidth into a fixed frequency that is suitable for further processing, usually because a lower frequency is used on the output. inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern.htm
  • First 3-D Movie

    First 3-D Movie
    The first 3D movie was called "The Power Of Love" and was shown at the Ambassador Theatre in Los Angeles. A three-dimensional stereoscopic film is a motion picture that enhances the illusion of depth perception, hence adding a third dimension. The most common approach to the production of 3D films is derived from stereoscopic photography. inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern.htm
  • Mechanical TV

    Mechanical TV
    Facsimile transmission systems for still photographs pioneered methods of mechanical scanning of images in the early 19th century. Alexander Bain introduced the facsimile machine between 1843 and 1846. Frederick Bakewell demonstrated a working laboratory version in 1851. The first practical facsimile system, working on telegraph lines, was developed and put into service by Giovanni Caselli from 1856 onward inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/modern.htm
  • Electronic tv

    Electronic tv
    In 1897, J. J. Thomson, an English physicist, in his three famous experiments was able to deflect cathode rays, a fundamental function of the modern CRT. The earliest version of the CRT was invented by the German physicist Karl Ferdinand Braun in 1897 and is also known as the Braun tube. http://www.oddgods.com/articles/2007/b02b
  • Santa Claus Land First Theme Park

    Santa Claus Land First Theme Park
    Holiday World & Splashin' Safari (known as Santa Claus Land prior to 1984) is a combination theme park and water park located near Interstate 64 and U.S. 231 in Santa Claus, Indiana, United States. The theme park is divided into four sections that celebrate Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July with rides, live entertainment, games, and attractions
  • I.B.M makes first hard disk drive at 5mb

    I.B.M makes first hard disk drive at 5mb
  • First Video Game Spacewar! is invented

    First Video Game Spacewar! is invented
    Spacewar! is a space combat video game developed in 1962 by Steve Russell, in collaboration with Martin Graetz and Wayne Wiitanen, and programmed by Russell with assistance from others including Bob Saunders and Steve Piner. It was written for the newly installed DEC PDP-1 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Magnavox release the Odyssey

    Magnavox release the Odyssey
    The Magnavox Odyssey is the first commercial home video game console. It was developed by a small team led by Ralph H. Baer at Sanders Associates and released by Magnavox in the United States in September 1972 and overseas the following year. The Odyssey consists of a white, black, and brown box which connects to a television set and two rectangular controllers attached by wires.
  • SubLOGIC release first generation Flight Simulator

    SubLOGIC release first generation Flight Simulator
    Computer-graphics specialist Bruce Artwick and pilot and marketing student Stu Moment were roommates at the University of Illinois. A2FS1 Flight Simulator, their first product after forming subLOGIC,[2] had black and white wireframe graphics, featured a very limited scenery consisting of 36 tiles (in a 6 by 6 pattern, which roughly equals a few hundred square kilometers), and provided a very basic simulation (with only one aircraft simulated).
  • Nintendo releases the NES

    Nintendo releases the NES
    The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer Famicom on July 15, 1983, and was later released in North America during 1985, in Europe during 1986, and Australia in 1987. http://www.oddgods.com/articles/2007/b02b
  • Nintendo Releases the Game Boy

    Nintendo Releases the Game Boy
    The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld video game device developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America on July 31, 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line, and was created by Gunpei Yokoi and Nintendo Research & Development.
  • Sony releases the Playstation 1

    Sony releases the Playstation 1
    The PlayStation (officially abbreviated to PS, and commonly known as the PS1 or PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment. The console was released on 3 December 1994 in Japan, 9 September 1995 in North America, 29 September 1995 in Europe, 15 November 1995 in Australia, and for Korea in 1996.
  • Sony releases the Playstation 2

    Sony releases the Playstation 2
    The PlayStation 2 (abbreviated as PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment, formerly Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor to the PlayStation, and is the second installment in the PlayStation lineup of consoles. It was released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, November 24, 2000 in Europe, and November 17, 2000 in Australia.
  • Microsoft releases the Xbox

    Microsoft releases the Xbox
    The original Xbox was released on November 15, 2001 in North America, February 22, 2002 in Japan, and March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market. As part of the sixth-generation of gaming, the Xbox competed with Sony's PlayStation 2, Sega's Dreamcast (which stopped American sales before the Xbox went on sale), and Nintendo's GameCube.

  • Nintendo releases the Wii

    Nintendo releases the Wii
    The Wii introduced the Wii Remote controller, which can be used as a handheld pointing device and which detects movement in three dimensions. Another notable feature of the console is the now defunct WiiConnect24, which enabled it to receive messages and updates over the Internet while in standby mode. Like other seventh-generation consoles, it features a game download service, called "Virtual Console", which features emulated games from past systems.
  • Nintendo releases the Wii U

    Nintendo releases the Wii U
    The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to support HD graphics. The system's primary controller is the Wii U GamePad, which features an embedded touchscreen, and combines directional buttons, analog sticks, and action buttons. The screen can be used either as a supplement to the main display (either providing an alternate, asymmetric gameplay experience, or a means of local multiplayer without resorting to a split screen).
  • Sony releases the PS4

    Sony releases the PS4
    The PlayStation 4 (abbreviated as PS4) is a home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment, formerly Sony Computer Entertainment. Announced as the successor to the PlayStation 3 during a press conference on February 20, 2013, it was launched on November 15, 2013, in North America, and November 29, 2013, in Europe, South America and Australia, and February 22, 2014 in Japan.
  • Oculus releases the Oculus Rift VR headset

    Oculus releases the Oculus Rift VR headset
  • Hololens

    Holographic works by enabling applications in which the live presentation of physical real-world elements is incorporated with that of virtual elements (referred to as "holograms" by Microsoft) such that they are perceived to exist together in a shared environment.
  • Hoverboards

    Hover boards are expected to be released by the year 2029 an this will be due to the technology being stable and will be able to hover for a long period than it's predecessors.