Chronology

Chronology

1876

Alexander Graham Bell completes the first telephone call.

1926

The Warner brothers make the first movie to synchronize music and audio effects.

1926

The first two-way voice conversation is transmitted across the Atlantic Ocean.

1927

Philo T. Farnsworth broadcasts first television image using a cathode ray tube.

1946

ENIAC, the first electronic digital computer, is put into operation. Since 1944 the Hungarian-born John von Neumann took part in the modification of some mathematical-logical details of ENIAC.

1947

The transistor is invented at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

1955

Reynold Johnson develops the first disk drive.

1958

Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments invents the integrated circuit (IC).

1961

Silicon chips first appear.

1961

Telstar, the world's first active communications satellite, is sent into orbit.

1961

The firm Eastman Kodak introduces the popular Instamatic camera with film cartridge.

1971

Intel company introduces its popular 4004 4-bit microprocessor for consumer use.

1977

Town Chicago tests the first commercial fiber-optic communications system.

1983

Cellular phones become popular after the automatic switching of wireless communications through a series of cells was discovered.