Music storage through time

Timeline created by tbgurl225
In History
  • Edison's Cylinder Phonograph

    Edison's Cylinder Phonograph
    Thomas Edison came up with a way to listen to sound. He devloped the Cylinder Player. This was also the first way to listen to telephone messages also. The history of the edison cylinder phonograph. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edcyldr.html
  • The Vinyl Record was born

    The Vinyl Record was born
    In 1888, Emile Berliner invented the first flat disc record. These records were made of vulcanised rubber and were not all that large. They were between 12.5 and 18 cm in diameter. "the invention of vinyl." www.eli.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://eil.com/explore/guide/vinyl_invention.asp.
  • Cassette Tapes came around

    Cassette Tapes came around
    The Cassette Tape was invented by Phillips in 1962 over in Europe. It is not until the 1970's however that they became and popular recording device. It was used in the 60's for dictation purposes but people didn't start using them until the 1970's when the manufacturers improved them, The tape inside was about 1/8 inches wide. Cosper, Alex. "The History of Cassette Tapes." www.ehow.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://www.ehow.com/about_5409924_history-cassette-tapes.html
  • The 8-Track tape was invented

    The 8-Track tape was invented
    The 8-track taps were popular from 1965-1970's. They weren't very big and they were starting th beginning of portable technology. They consisted of a never-ending loop of magnetic tape and the tape was about 1/4 of an inch wide. The tape loop was also protected by a plastic housing. Recording History: The History of Recording Technology." www.recording-history.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://www.recording-history.org/HTML/8track1.php.
  • Phillips and Sony develope the CD

    Phillips and Sony develope the CD
    The first CD's came out in 1980 and they were made by Phillips and Sony. The first CD's could hold about 74 minutes worth of music and CD stands for Compact Disc. In 1990, Phillips and Sony expanded the growth of CD's and made them CD-R's which were Recordable Compact Discs.
    "CD history." www.duplimaster.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://www.duplimaster.com/en_historia.php.
  • The MP3 player was invented

    The MP3 player was invented
    The MP3 player was the invention that could make music storage files alot smaller without messing with the sound. MP3 stands for MPEG Audio Player 3. The MPEG part of the name refers to Motion Pictures Expert Group, the family of standards to show audio and video without loss of quality. This was developed by Dieter Seitzer. . "History of MP3." www.inventors.about.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://inventors.about.com/od/mstartinventions/a/MPThree.htm.
  • The Apple iPod's were unveiled

    The Apple iPod's were unveiled
    On October 23rd, 2001, the present day music storage devices could not match up to Steve Job's invention of the Apple iPod. The first ones were the iPod Classics and have now moved up to the present day iPod Touch and iPhones.
    . "iPod History: 2001 to Present." www.ipodhistory.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://www.ipodhistory.com/.
  • The Flash Drive becomes a new trend.

    The Flash Drive becomes a new trend.
    The 128 gigabyte flashdrive came onto the scene in 2009. They are only 3 inches long and can hold up to 128 gigabytes of media. They were portable and not only held music but held video's and other sorts of media also. . "The History of USB flashdrives." www.ehow.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct 2012. http://www.ehow.com/about_5152489_history-usb-flash-drives.html.
  • What we use today...

    Today we are still using alot of these things and there are many more inventions still to come.