Technology advancements in the 1970's

Timeline created by alyssanicole_99
  • The first email

    The first email
    Ray Tomlinson invented and implemented the first-ever email program using ARPANET, which was the precursor to our modern-day internet.
  • Intel 4004

    Intel 4004
    Intel 4004 was invented by engineers Stanley Mazor, Federico Faggin, and Ted Hoff. This was the first programmable microprocessor to hit the market. The primary use for the Intel 4004 when it came out was for calculators, cash registers, ATM's, and other simple business systems.
  • Floppy Disc

    Floppy Disc
    Alan Shugart invented the floppy disk at IBM. The primary use of the floppy disk was to store data. The floppy disk was produced in 1967; however, it wasn't available to the public until 1972.
  • First Digital Camera

    First Digital Camera
    Steve Sasson, a Kodak engineer, invented the first-ever digital camera. He created this camera using leftover camera parts that had been lying around the lab. This camera weighed in at approximately 8 pounds.
  • Sony Walkman

    Sony Walkman
    Nobutoshi Kihara invented this legendary portable cassette player which allowed people to listen to music wherever they wanted to.