Invention Timeline Amazon Kindle by Cano López Ana Paulina 510

  • Amazon releases the Kindle

    Amazon releases the Kindle
    The Kindle was a new softwere and hardwere platform developed by Amazon.com.
  • Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in Pakistan

    Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in Pakistan
    She was killed after leaving a demonstration, before the elections. A year later she was one of the 7 winners of the United Nations Prize in the field of human rights.
  • Dmitry Medvedev is elected president of Russia

    Dmitry Medvedev is elected president of Russia
    He was elected during the 2008 economic crisis.
    His first move was to appoint former President Vladimir Putin as Prime Minister.
  • Oil prices hit a record high

    Oil prices hit a record high
    The cost of a barrel of oil reached USS $147, the highest in the year due to the crisis.
  • Scientists extract images directly from the brain

    Scientists extract images directly from the brain
    Neural signals were deciphered
    to be converted into images by the Japanese scientists at ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories.
  • Major breakthrough in cancer research.

    Major breakthrough in cancer research.
    Genetic code for skin and lung cancer identified by Cancer Genome Project scientists.
  • Scientists engineer new plastics without the use of fossil fuels,

    Scientists engineer new plastics without the use of fossil fuels,
    Korean scientists from KAIST University design plastics without using fossil fuel.
  • Barack Obama is sworn in as 44th president of the USA

    Barack Obama is sworn in as 44th president of the USA
  • Kindle 2

    Kindle 2
    Second generation model:
    reading by synthesized voice and 2 GB memory capacity.
    This Kindle did not have an SD reader.
  • Kindle DX

    Kindle DX
    This model was able to support the PDF format.
    It was followed by two models, one was the Kindle DX Graphite.
  • Haiti is struck by a devastating earthquake.

    Haiti is struck by a devastating earthquake.
  • The tallest building in Dubai is completed.

    The tallest building in Dubai is completed.
  • The worst marine environmental disaster in US history.

    The worst marine environmental disaster in US history.
    The Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and injuring 16 others.
    The platform was owned and operated by Transocean.
  • Kindle Keyboard

    Kindle Keyboard
    It´s variant was the connection to Wi-fi.
  • Japan is devastated by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami.

    Japan is devastated by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami.
  • The death of Osama bin Laden.

    The death of Osama bin Laden.
  • The world's first synthetic organ transplant.

    The world's first synthetic organ transplant.
    The first artificial organ transplant is performed by surgeons in Sweden on a 36-year-old man suffering from terminal tracheal cancer.
  • Global population reaches 7 billion.

    Global population reaches 7 billion.
  • Windows 8 is released.

    Windows 8 is released.
  • Kindle 5 and Kindle Paperwhite

    Kindle 5 and Kindle Paperwhite
  • The Mayan calendar reaches the end of its current cycle

    The Mayan calendar reaches the end of its current cycle
  • China overtakes the USA in scientific research.

    China overtakes the USA in scientific research.
  • Kindle Paperwhite 2nd generation.

    Kindle Paperwhite 2nd generation.
  • Uruguay becomes the first nation to allow full legalisation of cannabis

    Uruguay becomes the first nation to allow full legalisation of cannabis
  • Google Glass is launched to the public.

    Google Glass is launched to the public.
    These lenses allow hands-free web browsing via an augmented reality screen.
  • The global average Internet connection is broadband.

    The global average Internet connection is broadband.
  • The IPCC releases its Fifth Assessment Report.

    The IPCC releases its Fifth Assessment Report.
  • The first gay marriages are held in England and Wales.

    The first gay marriages are held in England and Wales.
  • Kindle 7

    Kindle 7
    It was the first to be in the Basic Range.
  • Kindle Voyage

    Kindle Voyage
  • The Eurasian Union is formed.

    The Eurasian Union is formed.
  • Kindle Paperwhite 3rd generation.

    Kindle Paperwhite 3rd generation.
  • Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning monarch in British history.

    Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning monarch in British history.
  • China completes the largest environmental cleanup in its history.

    China completes the largest environmental cleanup in its history.
    The Chinese government in 2011 began an ambitious Five Year Plan to stem the flow of pollutants and clean up the damage done.
  • Microchipping of all dogs in England.

    Microchipping of all dogs in England.
    This new law was implemented because of the growing number of stray dogs.
  • Kindle Oasis

    Kindle Oasis
    For all the improvements, it was released as a premium model.
  • Kindle 8

    Kindle 8
    It was the first model to be Bluetooth compatible and had VoiceView technology.
  • The world's largest single-aperture telescope is completed in China.

    The world's largest single-aperture telescope is completed in China.
    The Five-Hundred-Meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is a major new astronomical observatory built in Guizhou Province, southwest China. It is the largest single-aperture telescope in the world.
  • US presidential election.

    US presidential election.
    Businessman Donald Trump is elected President of the United States of America.
  • Electronic paper is seeing widespread use.

    Electronic paper is seeing widespread use.
  • Wireless, implantable devices that monitor health conditions in real time.

    Wireless, implantable devices that monitor health conditions in real time.
    They constantly monitor health, sending all this to the smartphone.
    This invention will enable new levels of the study of human health.
  • Kindle Oasis 2nd generation.

    Kindle Oasis 2nd generation.
    It´s only modification was water resistance.
  • South Korean city Pyeongchang hosts the Winter Olympics.

    South Korean city Pyeongchang hosts the Winter Olympics.
  • Launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

    Launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
  • Kindle Paperwhite 4th generation

    Kindle Paperwhite 4th generation
  • Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system is fully operational.

    Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system is fully operational.
    In addition to basic navigation services free of charge, Galileo provides a unique global Search and Rescue (SAR) function.
  • The first soft landing on the far side of the Moon.

    The first soft landing on the far side of the Moon.
    The first landing on the far side of the Moon by the Chinese with their Chang'e 4 probe.
  • Kindle 10

    Kindle 10
  • Kindle Oasis 3rd generation

    Kindle Oasis 3rd generation
  • New SARS-CoV-2 virus causes a pandemic

    New SARS-CoV-2 virus causes a pandemic
  • References part. 1

    Castro, R. (may 3, 2020). Nombres de las versiones de Kindle que hay en el mercado. Wikiversus. Retrieved november 11, 2020 from:https://www.wikiversus.com/libros/ereaders/version-kindle/

    Future Timeline. The 21st century. FUTURE TIMELINE. Retrieved november 12, 2020 from: https://www.futuretimeline.net/21stcentury/21stcentury.htm
  • References part. 2

    Pastor, J. (november 24, 2017). El Kindle de Amazon cumple 10 años: esta ha sido su evolución en imágenes. XATAKA. Retrived november 10, 2020 from: https://www.xataka.com/accesorios/el-kindle-de-amazon-cumple-10-anos-esta-ha-sido-su-evolucion-en-imagenes