The history of video

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  • Gramaphone

    Gramaphone
    the first device that was able to play back audio recording. this machine was the building block for video recording.
  • First television

    First television
    this was an industrial television that produced a dull distorted image
  • image from the first television

    image from the first television
  • early television

    early television
    RCA Transparent TRK-12 Television at the World's Fair
  • digital computer

    digital computer
    1941: Atanasoff-Berry Electronic Digital Computer
  • first video jukebox

    first video jukebox
  • RCA's First Postwar Designed Television

    RCA's First Postwar Designed Television
  • RCA's First Rear Projection Television

    RCA's First Rear Projection Television
  • Simon Electromechanical Personal Computer

    Simon Electromechanical Personal Computer
  • the first video tape recorder

    the first video tape recorder
  • Whirlwind Computer - The First to Display Real Time Video

     Whirlwind Computer - The First to Display Real Time Video
  • IBM 650 Magnetic Drum Calculator

    IBM 650 Magnetic Drum Calculator
    The IBM 650 Magnetic Drum Calculator was notable for its high-speed magnetic storage drum permitting rapid access to data
  • RCA's First Commercial Color TV

    RCA's First Commercial Color TV
  • RCA Black & White Television Converted to Color

    RCA Black & White Television Converted to Color
  • The First Fully Transistorized Computer

    The First Fully Transistorized Computer
    TRADIC stands for TRAnisitor DIgital Computer, and as the name suggests this was the first machine to use all transistors and diodes and no vacuum tubes. It was built by Bell Labs for the U.S. Air Force
  • The First Commercial Videotape Recorder

    The First Commercial Videotape Recorder
    Ampex VRX-1000
  • Videoplayer Presented to David Sarnoff

    Videoplayer Presented to David Sarnoff
    David Sarnoff suggested technical innovation for video media
  • Precursor to the Minicomputer

    Precursor to the Minicomputer
    DEC PDP-1
  • Telstar - First Satellite to Transmit Live Transoceanic Television

    Telstar - First Satellite to Transmit Live Transoceanic Television
  • First Consumer-only Video Tape Recorder

    First Consumer-only Video Tape Recorder
  • DEC PDP-8 Desktop-sized Minicomputer is Introduced

    DEC PDP-8 Desktop-sized Minicomputer is Introduced
  • CBS EVR or Electronic Video Recording System Prototype

    CBS EVR or Electronic Video Recording System Prototype
  • RCA SelectaVision HoloTape Player Prototype

    RCA SelectaVision HoloTape Player Prototype
  • Telefunken Teldec VideoDisc Player Prototype

    Telefunken Teldec VideoDisc Player Prototype
  • Computer Space - The First Arcade Video Game

    Computer Space - The First Arcade Video Game
  • Magnavox Odyssey - The First Home Video Game System

    Magnavox Odyssey - The First Home Video Game System
  • The First VCR with Prerecorded Tapes

    The First VCR with Prerecorded Tapes
  • The First Successful RCA SelectaVision VideoDisc

    The First Successful RCA SelectaVision VideoDisc
  • RCA "February" Prototype CED Player

    RCA "February" Prototype CED Player
  • Xero Alto Computer

    Xero Alto Computer
  • RCA SelectaVision MagTape Prototype VCR

    RCA SelectaVision MagTape Prototype VCR
  • Telefunken Teldec Production VideoDisc Player

    Telefunken Teldec Production VideoDisc Player
  • The First Microprocessor on the Market

    The First Microprocessor on the Market
  • The First IBM PC - Is Released

    The First IBM PC - Is Released
  • Sony Betamax Combination TV/VCR Released in the U.S.

    Sony Betamax Combination TV/VCR Released in the U.S.
  • Fairchild Channel F - First ROM Cartridge Video Game System

    Fairchild Channel F - First ROM Cartridge Video Game System
  • VideoDisc Players - Here At Last

    VideoDisc Players - Here At Last
  • Atari Video Computer System

    Atari Video Computer System
  • The First VHS VCR is Introduced in the U.S.

    The First VHS VCR is Introduced in the U.S.
  • Loose CED Media Contrasted To Final Product

    Loose CED Media Contrasted To Final Product
  • RCA SDT200 CED Player - The First to Accept Discs in Caddies

    RCA SDT200 CED Player - The First to Accept Discs in Caddies
  • The VideoDisc

    The VideoDisc
  • RadioShack TRS-80 Model II with Integral 8-inch Floppy Drive

    RadioShack TRS-80 Model II with Integral 8-inch Floppy Drive
  • Prototype of the SFT100 VideoDisc Player

    Prototype of the SFT100 VideoDisc Player
  • Prototype of the SFT100 VideoDisc Player

    Prototype of the SFT100 VideoDisc Player
    early video gaming system
  • JVC VHD/AHD Video/Audio Disc System Prototype

    JVC VHD/AHD Video/Audio Disc System Prototype
  • HP85 Instrumentation Computer with IEEE488

    HP85 Instrumentation Computer with IEEE488
  • Apple III Business Computer

    Apple III Business Computer
  • The First CED Title to be Inventoried

    The First CED Title to be Inventoried
  • Commodore VIC 20 Personal Computer

    Commodore VIC 20 Personal Computer
  • The SFT100W CED Player Hits the Market

    The SFT100W CED Player Hits the Market
  • The GUI is Marketed

    The GUI is Marketed
  • Osborne Portable Computer

    Osborne Portable Computer
  • TI99/4A Computer - An Updated Version of the TI99/4

    TI99/4A Computer - An Updated Version of the TI99/4
  • The IBM Personal Computer is Introduced

    The IBM Personal Computer is Introduced
  • DEC Rainbow Triple Boot Computer

    DEC Rainbow Triple Boot Computer
  • Capacitance Electronic Disc System Goes Stereo

    Capacitance Electronic Disc System Goes Stereo
  • Timex Sinclair Computer for $99.95 is Introduced

    Timex Sinclair Computer for $99.95 is Introduced
  • Sony CDP-101 - the Compact Disc is Introduced

    Sony CDP-101 - the Compact Disc is Introduced
  • Apple Lisa with Graphical User Interface and Mouse

    Apple Lisa with Graphical User Interface and Mouse
  • Commodore SX-64 Executive - The First Color Portable Computer

    Commodore SX-64 Executive - The First Color Portable Computer
  • RadioShack Model 100 - The First Truly Usable Notebook Computer

    RadioShack Model 100 - The First Truly Usable Notebook Computer
  • RCA Introduces Their J-Line of CED VideoDisc Players

    RCA Introduces Their J-Line of CED VideoDisc Players
  • Coleco Adam Computer with Daisy Wheel Printer

    Coleco Adam Computer with Daisy Wheel Printer
  • Unified Digital Command Center for the SJT400 Interactive CED Player

    Unified Digital Command Center for the SJT400 Interactive CED Player
  • Unified Digital Command Center for the SJT400 Interactive CED Player

    Unified Digital Command Center for the SJT400 Interactive CED Player
  • IBM Introduces the PCjr Home Computer

     IBM Introduces the PCjr Home Computer
  • Macintosh Hits the Market

    Macintosh Hits the Market
  • Dimensia - The Next Dimension in Sight and Sound

    Dimensia - The Next Dimension in Sight and Sound
  • The Commodore Amiga Is Introduced

    The Commodore Amiga Is Introduced
  • PIXAR

  • PIXAR Movies

  • IBM Introduces the PS/2 Family of Personal Computers

    IBM Introduces the PS/2 Family of Personal Computers
  • The Cube-shaped NeXT Computer Becomes Available

    The Cube-shaped NeXT Computer Becomes Available
  • Mortal kombat arcade video game

    Mortal kombat arcade video game
  • QuickTime video codec

  • Macintosh Color Classic - The Last Classic Mac

    Macintosh Color Classic - The Last Classic Mac
  • TiVO

    TiVO
  • The RCA Digital Satellite System (DSS) Begins Broadcasting

    The RCA Digital Satellite System (DSS) Begins Broadcasting
  • First play station

    First play station
  • The Java computer language

    The Java computer language
  • WebTV Using a Television to Access the Internet is Launched

    WebTV Using a Television to Access the Internet is Launched
  • DVD Achieves a Nationwide Market

    DVD Achieves a Nationwide Market
  • DIVX the Pay-Per-View DVD System is Launched

    DIVX the Pay-Per-View DVD System is Launched
  • Personal Video Recorders from ReplayTV and TiVo are Introduced

    Personal Video Recorders from ReplayTV and TiVo are Introduced
  • Xbox introduced

    Xbox introduced
  • The First iPod invented

  • Apple iMac Pedestal Computer

     Apple iMac Pedestal Computer
  • Xbox 360

    Xbox 360
  • FaceBook

  • YouTube

  • Sony PLAYSTATION 3 Blu-ray Player

    Sony PLAYSTATION 3 Blu-ray Player
  • The Wii

    Nintendo Wii