Hardware History

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  • Game consoles

    Invented by Ralph H. Baer in 1922.
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  • IBM

    The IBM Personal Computer was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge.
  • Digital Equipment Corporation

    DEC introduced it on 22 March 1965. The chief engineer who designed the PDP-8 was Edson de Castro.
  • Mini-Computer

    Mini-computer was invented in 1965.
    It was invented by a U.S engineer, Kenneth Olsen.
  • Personal Computer

    It was designed and invented by John Blankenbaker of Kenbak Corporation in 1970.
  • E-books

    Michael Stern Hart invented the electronic books in 1971.
  • Kodak

    Eastman Kodak developed the digital camera in 1975
  • Microcomputer

    Ed Roberts, the "father of the microcomputer" designed the first microcomputer in 1975.
  • Digital Camera

    Steven Sasson as an engineer at Eastman Kodak invented and built the first electronic camera using a charge-coupled device image sensor in 1975.
  • Antanasoff-Berry-Computer

    Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs released the Apple I computer and started Apple Computers.
  • Laptop

    The laptop was invented by Adam Osborne in 1981.
  • Nintendo

    Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, and built the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in 1983.
  • Webcam

    The first webcam was pointed in the computer science department of Cambridge University in 1991.
  • Smartphone

    The first smartphone was invented by IBM in 1992.