Technology in the 1990's

Timeline created by BE3022
  • smart pill

    smart pill
    Smart pills are pills that control the amount of medicine it releases. It was invented byJerome Schentag. These pills are now used by almost every pill making company.
  • Texting

    Texting was first used in 1993 by Riku Pihkonen in Finland. He used two Nokia mobile phones. He also used ther first text messaging network.
  • Genetic Engineering

    Genetic Engineering
    Genetic engineering is altering an organisms gentics. It is very useful ranging from changing bacteria to altering crops. Genetically altered food has been sold also.
  • Internet

    The Internet was first released to the world in 1995. Scientists had been working on it for a long time. They finally commercialized it and released it to the public.
  • Java computer language

    Java computer language
    It is now a multi purpose computer program. It is a high level programming language developed bu Sum Microsystems. It was originally called OAK
  • DVD

    DVD is an optical disc storage format. DVD's are made by machines that physically stamp data onto the DVD. Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic.
  • USB

    The USB stands for universal serial bus. They can transfer information from computer to computer. They are themosrt used port of the modern computer.
  • Tamagotchi

    Tagagotchi is a handheld digital pet. It was sold in Bandai in Japan. Over 76 million of them were sold.
  • Nintendo 64

    Nintendo 64
    The Nintendo 64 was one of the first products made by Nintendo. It was released in Japan. They were dicontinued in 2002 and replaced by the game cube.
  • Cloned Sheep

    Cloned Sheep
    A sheep named Dolly was cloned from an adult somatic cell. They did it by using nuclear transfer. She ended up living for seven years.
  • Gas powered fuel cell

    Gas powered fuel cell
    A fuel cell is a device that changes fuel into electricity. There are many different types that all work. The first commercial usage was by NASA.
  • Google

    Google was first incorperated as a privately held company. It quickely bacame the most popular search engine in the world. It is one of the most useful tools on the internet.
  • Game boy color

    Game boy color
    The game boy color was advanced by the game boy in black and white. It was first released into Japan and spread. It was a little bit thicker and a taller screan. Advanced from the Game boy pocket it has an 8 bit processor.
  • Tekno Bubbles

    Tekno Bubbles
    Tekno bubbles were black light bubbles. There is a lot of science and chemistry put into making them.These bubbles absorb and invisible ultraviolet source to work.
  • TiVo

    TiVo was the first digital video receorder. It has been made and sold in many different countries. It was developed by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay