Inventions of the 1960's

  • Halogen Lamp

    Halogen Lamp
    Was invented by a general electric engineer, Fredrick Moby. The halogen lamps that moby invented could fit into a standard lightbulb socket.
  • Coffee Mate

    Coffee Mate
    Coffee Mate was invented in 1961. It was manufactured by Nestle.
  • Space War Video Game Realeased

    Space War Video Game Realeased
    This was the first computer game invented and it was invented by Steve Russell. Took 200 hours to make/write the game.
  • Video Disk

    Video Disk
    Dr. David Paul Gregg was the inventor of the Video Disk. The video disk was a camera that would store several minutes worth of images onto an optical video disk. Little was known about it since there was no files.
  • BASIC ( early computer language )

    BASIC ( early computer language )
    Invented by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz. BASIC was first used to run programs on the schools general electric computer system 50 years ago.
  • Compact Disk

    Compact Disk
    The optical digital technology was initially met with skepticism, as it was not believed that one could digitize sound.
  • 1st video game that could be displayed on tv

    1st video game that could be displayed on tv
    Television engineer Ralph Baer created "The Brown Box" in 1966
  • First Handheld calculator

    First Handheld calculator
    It was first invented at TI. The project was code named " Cal Tech"
  • Computer Mouse

    Computer Mouse
    It was publicly unveiled in 1968 by the inventor which was Douglas C. Engelbart. It was invented in the early 1960's but then later unveiled to the public.
  • ATM

    Fred J. Gentile and Jack Wu Chang invented the atm network and were recognized by the United States Patent Office. The first ATM in the United States was installed in Rockville Centre, New York.
  • Home VCR

    Home VCR
    They were big bulky tapes that held movies and cartoons.