The History of ICT

  • The First Programmable Computer

    Charles Babbage was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. It is capable of computing several sets of numbers and making a hard copies of the results.
  • The First Computer Game

    The cathode ray tube amusement device is the earliest known interactive electronic game to use a cathode ray tube . Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann constructed the game from analog electronics in 1947. The gaming device was never marketed nor sold to the public.
  • The First Electronic Computer

    The first general purpose programmable electronic computer was the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), built by J. Presper Eckert and John V. Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania. These machines used electronic switches, in the form of vacuum tubes, instead of electromechanical relays. The electronic switches would be more reliable, since they would have no moving parts that would wear out.
  • Early computer animated film: Hummingbird

    It's a ten minute computer animated film by Charles Csuri and James Shaffer. Awarded a prize at the 4th International Experimental Film Competition, Brussels, Belgium, 1967 and in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York City. The subject was a line drawing of a hummingbird for which a sequence of movements appropriate to the bird were programmed. Over 30,000 images comprising some 25 motion sequences were generated by the computer.
  • The Internet was Invented

    UCLA puts out a press release introducing the public to the Internet on July 3, 1969. UCLA puts out a press release introducing the public to the Internet on July 3, 1969.
  • First Digital Camera

    Steven Sasson as an engineer at Eastman Kodak invented and built the first digital camera using a charge-coupled device image sensor in 1975. Digital cameras are cameras that take vides or still photographs by recording images on an electronic image sensor. Most cameras sold today are digital,
  • Sat Nav's

    An automotive navigation system is a satellite navigation system designed for use in automobiles. An automotive navigation system is a satellite navigation system designed for use in automobiles. It typically uses a GPS navigation device to acquire position data to locate the user on a road in the unit's, but by the time practical systems reached the market it was the late 1980s.
  • First Handheld Video game

    The idea of handheld video games with interchangeable cartridges wouldn’t take hold for about another decade, but Mattel managed to pry video games away from quarter-swallowing arcades and dim televisions with their successful line of LED-based, single-game handhelds.
  • First Heart Rate Monitor

    heart rate monitor is a personal monitoring device which allows one to measure his or her heart rate in real time . Early models consisted of a monitoring box with a set of electrode leads which attached to the chest. The first wireless EKG Heart rate monitor was invented in 1977 as a training aid for the Finnish National Cross Country Ski team
  • Interactive Whiteboards

    The electronic whiteboards were invented by Geaghan Bernard, Atwood Stephen. In 2004, 26% of British primary classrooms had interactive whiteboards.The Becta Harnessing Technology Schools Survey 2007 indicated that 98% of secondary and 100% of primary schools had IWBs. By 2008 the average numbers of interactive whiteboards rose in both primary schools (18 compared with just over six in 2005, and eight in the 2007 survey) and secondary schools (38, compared with 18 in 2005 and 22 in 2007).
  • Self service check out machine

    Self-checkout machines provide a mechanism for customers to pay for purchases from a retailer without direct input to the process by the retailer's staff. As of the end of 2008, there were 92,600 self-checkout units worldwide. Doctor Howard Schneider invented the very first self check out machine. Price Chopper Supermarkets were among the first to install the machines in 1992.
  • Netflix launched

    Netflix, Inc. is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media. Netflix was founded in 1997 in Scotts Valley, California by Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings, who previously had worked together at Pure Software. As of mid-March 2013, Netflix had 33 million subscribers.
  • Facebook was founded

    It was founded in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris The website's membership was initially limited by the founders to Harvard students,
  • MySpace was lauched

    Myspace is a social networking service with a strong music emphasis owned by Specific Media LLC and pop music singer and actor Justin Timberlake. Myspace was launched in August 2003 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. In June 2012, Myspace had 25 million unique U.S. visitors.
  • Nintendo DS released

    The Nintendo DS is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and released by Nintendo. The device went on sale in North America on November 21, 2004. It released in other places over the next few months, March 11, 2005 in Europe. It was inventted by Fusajiro Yamauchi
  • YouTube invented

    YouTube is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005, on which users can upload, view and share videos. The company is based in San Bruno, California, and uses Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
  • Bebo was launched.

    Bebo is a social networking website launched in 2005. It is owned and operated by Criterion Capital Partners. Bebo was founded by Michael Birch and his wife Xochi Birch in January 2005 at their home in San Francisco.
  • Twitter was launched

    Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets".Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and by July, the social networking site was launched. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million registered users as of 2012.
  • Facebook was open to the public

    It gradually added support for students at various other universities before opening to high school students, and eventually by September 2006, it was open to everyone of age 13 and older with a valid email address
  • Nintendo Wii released

    The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. The Wii has many advanced features compared to previous Nintendo consoles. For example, the primary wireless controller (the Wii Remote) can be used as a handheld pointing device and detects movement in three dimensions.
  • 4od was launched

    4oD is a video on demand service from Channel Four Television Corporation. Shorthand for 4 on Demand, the service launched in November 2006. The service offers a variety of programmes recently shown on Channel 4, E4, More4 or from their archives.
  • Tumblr. launched

    Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website, owned and operated by Tumblr, Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users' blogs, as well as make their blogs private. Much of the website's features are accessed from the "dashboard" interface, where the option to post content and posts of followed blogs appear. Development of Tumblr began sometime in 2006, Tumblr was launched in February 2007.
  • First iPhone was invented

    On June 29, 2007, Apple Computers released its new touch screen smart phone called the iPhoneThe first concept for an iPhone type device came about in 2000 when Apple worker John Casey sent some concept art around via internal email, he called it the Telipod - a telephone and iPod combination. However, this idea eventually evolved into the iPhone we know today. .
  • BBC iPlayer was launched

    BBC iPlayer, commonly shortened to iPlayer, is an internet television and radio service and software application, developed by the BBC to extend its former RealPlayer-based and other streamed video clip content to include whole TV shows.BBC iPlayer left beta and went live on 25 December 2007.[3] On 25 June 2008, a new-look iPlayer was launched, originally as a beta-test version alongside the earlier version.
  • Tesco Club Cards

    In 1993 Terry Leahy asked the Tesco Marketing team to investigate the potential of loyalty cards. In the past Tesco had run Green Shield Stamps as a promotional tool which rewarded people for visits and spend but gained no customer information.The scheme was again relaunched in 2008 with all seven million members
  • Indestructable phones

    There will be phone that are completely indestructable. Completely waterproof and damge proof to anything.
  • Portable TV

    A TV that doesn't need to connect to the internet or a satalite, it just imediatley streams all the programmes you want where ever you are with no delay.
  • Medical nanobots

    Nano-scale robots - orders of magnitude smaller than earlier micro-sized versions - are being developed as part of efforts to improve healthcare.In the coming years, the most important breakthroughs will be in the treatment of cancer. Using nanobots, it will be possible to detect tumours earlier than ever before and target them with far more precision. Even patients who would previously have been classed as terminally ill will routinely be saved.
  • Neurogaming

    It’s called neurogaming, and it’s riding on the heels of some exponential technologies that are converging on each other.
  • Computer Watch

    An incredibly thin computer that is flexable, and can bend round your wrist like a watch, but still works just as quick as any other computer.
  • Google glasses

    A pair of glasses that lets you surf the internet and view it all through the lense in just 2 seconds.
  • 3D Printing

    3D printers already exist, however they are etremely expencive and take hours to create things.3D printing allows almost anyone to create just about design they can imagine. The technology is being used to make everything from toys to motorcycles to airplane parts, and even houses, as well as incredible medical advances . In the the futre a 3D printer will be able to create anything in just minutes at a resonable price.
  • Carbon Fiber Tricycle

    It performes in the C-shaped structure on three wheels, a rear wheel is a leading, there is located, and a electric motor. The author of the concept did not specify the technical characteristics Bemoove, we only know that the lead material is carbon fiber, it has rather high strength at a modest weight. A vehicle was called Bemoove. Its chassis is independent unit, and ball-shaped cabin here removable.The form of cabin provides a cab driver full 360-degree view.
  • Intelligent Robots

    Some believe in a utopian future, in which humans can transcend their physical limitations with the aid of machines. But others think humans will eventually relinquish most of their abilities and gradually become absorbed into artificial intelligence (AI)-based organisms, much like the energy making machinery in our own cells.