Technology Timeline 2000 to 2010

  • Camera Phone

    Camera Phone
    Sharp Corporation released J-SH04 in November 2000 and was the first camera phone on the market. Having a camera phone has made taking and sharing pictures so easy. You can send/post them immediately instead of needing to get them developed.
  • Skype

    Skype was created by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, in cooperation with Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, Jaan Tallinn, and Toivo Annus
    It was created with the idea of reducing cost for voice calls. The video call wasn't released until 10 years later
  • Wii

    The Wii is a video game console that introduced motion controlled games via the Wii remote. It was the first Nintendo console to support the internet.
    Game designers are Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda
    The Wii paved the way for motion sensing video games
  • iPhone

    The iPhone was invented by Steve Jobs
    wasn't the first smart phone, but it started the smartphone revolution
    The first smartphone to have a "giant display" by getting rid of the keyboard
  • Fitbit Tracker

    Fitbit Tracker
    Fitbit was founded in 2007 by James Park and Eric Friedman and the first tracker was released in September 2009.
    This invention paved the way for wireless wearable fitness devices.