Tech history - IEEE - The Institute

Tech history

Ralph Baer’s Brown Box Is Named an IEEE Milestone

Released as the Magnavox Odyssey, the interactive home video game system paved the way for today’s popular consoles

1 October 2015
Read More | 0 Comments

How These Three Startups Became Household Names

4 September 2015
Microsoft, Sony, and Tata Consultancy Services found success through intrapreneurship, risk taking, and a bit of luck

Method for Mass-Producing Optical Fiber Named IEEE Milestone

5 August 2015
Vapor-phase axial deposition process was invented by an IEEE Life Fellow

IEEE Milestone Honors One of the First Interconnections Between Two U.S. Power Grids

16 July 2015
Nebraska’s Virginia Smith Converter Station was a breakthrough in high-voltage AC/DC power

A Brief History of Medical Scanning Technology

5 June 2015
Helping doctors see inside the body for more than a century

Inventor of Stereophonic Sound Honored at Abbey Road Studios

1 May 2015
Alan Blumlein’s contributions are recognized at the iconic studio where the Beatles recorded

Sir Edward Appleton: Unveiling Earth’s Ionosphere

16 April 2015
The physicist’s discovery paved the way for satellite and wireless communications

A History of Hacking

6 March 2015
People have been breaking into systems electronically for more than a century

This Week in Tech History

3 March 2015
Celebrating the birthdays of three pioneering inventors

Remembering Laser Theory Pioneer Charles Townes

30 January 2015
His contributions earned him the Nobel Prize and the IEEE Medal of Honor

Editor’s Pick