The system failrs becasue of the material does not stand up to repeated plays. sixeen more years will pass before a system of "long-playing' records is developed that is good enough for widespread consumer use.
Vladimi Zworykin applies for a patent on a tv camera
Vaccum tube he calls the "iconoscope"
The first episode of "The Lone Ranger" radio series debuts.
it debuted on radio station WXyz in etroit. Director Jim Jewell made the decision not to use the stuido Organ the music, but to score the new series with a recorded classical music "William Tell" overture.
Western Union introduces the first "singing telegram" service
Ricard M Hollingshead opened the first drive in movie theater
He opened the theater in Camden, New Jersery. His company was called "Park-in Theaters, in"
Harry Lubke built an electronic television transmitter
He built it for the Don Lee System in Hollywood. It transmitted one hour per day, six days per week, using 300 scan lines at 20 frames per second, and claims to be the first TV station in the US
The NBC Symphony Orchestra premiered
the broadcast began a 17 year run under the direction of Aturo Toscanini.
Regular FM radio broadcating begins in New York City
The first able tv system appears for carrying tv signal
the televisions got sgnals by wire into areas that are geographically remoted. the television was called Community Antenna TeleVisioion systems.
The Audio Engineering Socierty is formed
CBS tv broadcasted the first colored tv programs
it aired in five cities
Rca finally gave in to market pressure
they start producing 33 1/3 microgroove LPs to compete with columbia and others.
Zenith introduces the 'Lazy boy" television remote
the remote had a cable.
CBS Eye Network logo debuts
Designed by network art director Willion Golden.
The first episode of "I Love Lucy" aired
on the CBS television network. It was filmed with three cameras simultaneously in front of a "live" audience.
The recording industry association of america is formed
The first pre-recorded reel to reel tape is offered to sale.
The first tansistor radio went on sale in the U.S.
it was named Regency TR-1
Swanson employee Gerry Thomas invents the frozen T.V. Dinner
he invented it to get rid of extra turkey.
ampex Co. of Redwood City, CA demonstrated the first videotape system
The "NBC Peacock" logo debuts
the symbol of compatible "living color" it was designed by Fred Knapp and the NBC graphics department under John J Graham.
Compatible stereo disks and record players are offered for sale
33 1/3 and 45rpm
Sony introduces the first "solid state" TV set
the tv set uses transistors instead of vacuum tube.
compact stereo tape cassettes and players are developed by Phillips
Douglas C engelbart Demostrates the first computer mouse
which is made out of wood.
The internet begins as a link between four university labs
Ray Tomlinson created ARPANET and Email program
the EMail program called SNDMAG short for send message ARPANET (later internet)
Gloria Gaynor records "Never Can Say Goodbye"
The first disco record on US radio
The first all solid state video cameras are introduced
Bell Labs "CCD" (charge-coupled device) instead of an Image orthicon or Plumbicon camera tube.
A four channel noise reduction system
it's an optical sound track for the 35 mm film it was introduced by the Dolby Labs
Garrett Brown invents the gyroscopic steadicam
a motion picture camera stabilier mount, worn by the cameraman himself, first used in the movie "Rocky"
The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" is the first hip hop record to reach top 40 radio
The MTV Music TV Cable Network Debuts on air at Midnight
The digital compact disc is introduced
it was introduced conglomerate
The first CD realsed in Japan
It is a Bill Joel's "52nd Street"
U.S. Computing student Fred Cohen created the ffirst computer virus
as a research project
NBC broadcasts the first television programs with stereo sound
CEDAR Audio develops a Noise Reduction stystem
it fixed clicks, pops, and crackles from old records re-mastered for release on CD's.
Phillips introduces a digital audio tape recorder
Time Berners Lee programmed the first practical web browser
it was known as Nexus, incorportation both FTP and HTTP
The "SoundScan" barcode tracking system of reporting music
recording sales begins to bring accurate sales figures to record charts; Country music is now a bigger segment.
Moving picture exoerst group MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3
it compressed audiofile format and becomes a international standard, and eventually the most popular format.
The internet starts to "take off"
Junk mail begins and world wide web being discovered.
personal computers outsell tv sets for the first time in the US
Ebay starts out as "AuctionWeb.com"
the DVD increases capacity
The world falls in love with everything internet
First regular transmissions of HDTV begin in major cities.
HDTV (high definition Television)
recordable CD-R digital audio disc technology
becomes a part of personal computer systems
Internet bubble burst leading to a recession of the inflated tech industry
First year recording sale actually decline
record industries blame online music swapping.
Digital electronic books become a small part of publishing industry
Apple computer introduces the Ipodportable music player
DVD video disk players outsell VHS cassette players for the first time.
F.C.C requires all new U.S telvision tv sets to include digital recerivers
Retailers announed they will stop selling VHS cassette tapes
Western Union stopped delievering telegrams
Their primar business is still money transfers
TV screen gets more junked up by "Crawls"
banners at the bottom of the screen and other distracting dicisions of the screen in imitaiont of computer desktops.