20. Since the 21st century, inventions that will transfer technology have emerged almost every 10 years. Thanks to the evolution of these inventions that have caused great changes in fields such as medicine, communication, security and entertainment, today we have technological products that could not be imagined before. Coming to the 2000s, these inventions increased the speed of arrival and never stopped accelerating. Today, we owe many things that we get help with in our daily lives to the technologies invented in this period.
Many inventions that could not be predicted by society even a month before they were invented, are now is making their 20s more powerful. While some of us remember these products from our youth and childhood, some of us can only recognize their current form. It is up to us to commemorate these milestones in the early 2020s. Here are 8 technological products that left their mark on their period:
Accidentally found webcam, 1991
The webcam is a widely used computer accessory today. In fact, with the onset of the pandemic and the inevitability of distance education, almost every student was forced to work on a webcam. These webcams today can be produced to cover a very small portion of a laptop’s screen. However, this was not always the case: Dr. Paul Jardetzky and Dr. Martyn Johnson during his research placed a camera on the table to check their coffee. Researchers who want to check the coffee when it’s not there, wrote a code to access images of the camera live. Thus, the foundation of the webcams we know today was laid.
First smartphone IBM Simon, 1994
Although smart phones, which are an indispensable part of our lives, started to spread towards the 2010s, the first examples did not appear at this time. Pocket PC
The first phone with features was launched in 1994. IBM Simon, which even has a few applications, is also a touch screen there was also.
PlayStation 1 bringing the renaissance in video games, 1996
Nintendo and Sega’s suddenly spawned and became a legend during the years of ruling the gaming industry. 32 bit game console; Tomb Raider, Driver, GTA, Crash Bandicoot and Gran Turismo
It was the first console to introduce many cult series such as to players. Standing out with its CD reader and futuristic design, PlayStation 1 was adopted by the whole world in a short time.
DVD players that smart televisions and broadcast platforms make history, 1996
To the Toshiba Science Museum, the world’s first DVD player was designed in 1994 and debuted in 1996. Using DVD starting with the Toshiba SD-3000 is Made VHS tape usage forget in a short time.
Kasedollar Another product that makes you forget the series, MP3 player, 1998
The success of Walkmans, which people put on the edge of their trousers, was quite great and these products were used for many years. But of course a new product has emerged that makes him forget it too: MP3 player. These lightweight devices that fit easily in the pocket, no cassette or CD ruled the 2000s because of his ability to transmit music without necessity.
First selfie camera, 2000
Although the idea of placing a camera in front of phones has also been widespread in the last 10 years, no examples of this have emerged in these times. The world’s first selfie camera was installed in the Kyocera VP-210. According to some claims, this phone is not only the world’s first selfie camera phone, but also the first camera phone. But According to Samsung, the world’s first camera phone developed was the SCH-V200, released in 2000..
First non-human copilot: GPS, 2000
Until the first GPS exit, paper maps were looked at while driving, and most of all, pedestrians were asked about the road. GPS devices, which were first introduced in 2000, are even available in phones today, and they are much more useful.
From where to: First iPod, 2001
Today, the smartphone brand preferred by a large part of the world, iPhone was founded with an innovative MP3 player design. Touch wheel and with 10 GB memory offering a brand new interface to music lovers, iPod, paved the way for the creation of the first iPhone in 2007 with the models it has released over the years..