Technology History Project

Timeline created by FlameEagle1
  • L'Ecrivain (The Writer)

    L'Ecrivain (The Writer)
    SourceL'Ecrivain was createrd by two inventers named Pierre and Henri Jacquet-Droz. Their robot was able to write limited messages. It could only write 40 characters.
  • Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla
    SourceThe very first Remote Cintroled vehicles were created by a man named Nikola Tesla. He was also behind the inventons of the radio and induction motors.
  • Robot Toy

    Robot Toy
    History for Kids SourceLilliput was the first ever true robot toy created in Japan. It winds upp and walks.
  • How the word robotics came to be

    How the word robotics came to be
    Wiki SourceThe word "Robotics" was first seen in a Sci Fi book named "Liar" written by a man named Issac Asimov.
  • ERA 1101

    ERA 1101
    SourceThe first commercially produced computer known as the ERA 1101 was built by the Engineering Research Associates of Minneapolis.
  • First Robot

    First Robot
    First Robot VidAn engineer who didn't go to college named George Devol had created the first robot with the help of Joe Angle-Berger that could to tedious human tasks without breaks.
  • First Expert System

    First Expert System
    Robotics SourceThe first ever expert system named the Logic Theroist was able two solve difficult math problems. Two men have created this machine and their names are Alan Newell and Herbert Simon.
  • PDP-8

    SourceThe PDP-8 was the first successfully commercial mini computer, which was introduced by Digital Eqipement Corp., was able to go into thousands of manufactoring plants because of it's speed, small size, and reasonable cost.

    SourceAn MIT progammer named Joseph Wezenbaum creates an AI called ELIZA. ELIZA is a program that takes it's users statement's and turns them into questions.
  • First Internet/Arpanet

    First Internet/Arpanet
    Wiki SourceThe Arpanet was the first network that connected computers and was developed by the U.S. Millitary. The protcol TCP/IP was first developed to communicate and is still used today.
  • Mechanical Arm

    Mechanical Arm
    Robotics SourceA mechacnical engineering student from the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL) creates what is known as the Stanford Arm
  • Osborne I

     Osborne I
    SourceThe Osborne I weighed at least 24 pounds. Bexause of this, it has become the first ever portable computer. The man that created such a revolution was namedAdam Osborne.
  • Bluetooth Coming Together

    Bluetooth Coming Together
    Fast Facts SourceWireless communication, which is later called bluetooth, was invented in 1994 by a group of engineers at Ericsson. There were 5 groups that created the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG).
    These groups were known as Ericcson , Intel, Nokia, Toshiba, IDM.
  • Dogs

    History for Kids SourceThe first robotic dog created by Sony was named AIBO and was able to learn, entertain and communicate.
  • Tiny Bots

    Tiny Bots
    History for Kids SourceThe company Epsom has released a small robot that was intended to be used as a flying camera for natural disasters.