Detailed Facts on Computer Development

Detailed Facts on Computer Development
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  Detail facts on computer development  ã 1901 The first radio message is sent across the Atlantic Ocean in Morse code. ã 1915 The first telephone call is made across the continent. ã 1918 Panasonic is founded March 18, 1918. ã 1920 First radio broadcasting begins in United States, Pittsburgh, PA. ã 1921 Czech playwright Karel Capek coins the term robot in the 1921 play RUR (Rossum's Universal Robots).  ã 1923 Jack St. Clair Kilby, Nobel Prize winner and inventor of the Integrated Circuit, handheld calculator, and thermal printer is born November 8, 1923. ã 1924 The Computing - Tabulating - Recording (C-T-R) company is renamed to IBM on February 14, 1924. ã 1927 Philo Taylor Farnsworth becomes the first person to successfully transmit a TV signal on September 7, 1927. ã 1935 The Polygraph machine aka lie detector is used for the first time.  ã 1936 Germanys Konrad Zuse creates the Z1, one of the first binary digital computers and a machine that could be controlled through a punch tape. ã 1937 Iowa State Colleges John Vincent Atanasoff and Clifford Berry begin work on creating the binary-based ABC (Atanasoft-Berry Computer). Considered by most to be the first electronic digital computer. ã 1938 Chester Carlson produces first electrophotographic image October 22, 1938, which later becomes the Xerox machine.
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