Recently, the Samsung Innovation Museum (S / I / M) presented an animated video series titled “The History of the Electronics Industry That Changed the World”.
Each video in the series, listed below, tells how a 19 or 20 the invention of the century contributed to the development of science and technology, and how the invention itself has become an important part of our daily life.
1. Samuel Morse and the network
The first episode of the series explains how Samuel Morse’s development of the telegraph laid the groundwork for the eventual introduction of the 5G networks we rely on today.
2. John Baird and TV
The second episode chronicles how John Baird’s invention of the first mechanical television, which he called a “television set,” enabled a rapid exchange of information, thereby improving people’s daily lives.
3. Alexander Bell and the telephone
The third episode sheds light on the ins and outs of the Bell phone and explains how telecommunications technology has made it easy for people to communicate with each other over long distances.
4. James Harrison and the Refrigerator
The fourth episode examines Australian composer James Harrison’s invention of an ether-based vapor-compression refrigeration system, and the incredible impact refrigerators have had on the global wholesale industry.
5. William Shockley and the semiconductor
The latest episode reveals how the inventions of three semiconductor transistor scientists led to the development of integrated circuits (ICs) that allowed electronic devices to become smaller and more commercially available.
You can learn more about these and other game-changing innovations by visiting the Samsung Newsroom YouTube channel and the Samsung Innovation Museum website.