Today in Tech History – February 13, 2018

Today in Tech History logo1895 – French patent No. 245,032 was filed for appareil servant à l’obtention et à la vision des épreuves chrono-photographiques, AKA the Cinématographe, a combined motion-picture camera and projector.

http://books.google.com/books?id=WVVX4NHS8TwC&pg=PA174&lpg=PA174&dq=french+patent+cinematographe+245,032&source=bl&ots=xDfRtz4MgE&sig=Eog12dLJYTYM_xx9YrCq3rkgUJI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=sn8xT4TJK66NigLk7qSVAw&ved=0CCcQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=french%20patent%20cinematographe%20245%2C032&f=false

1946 – ENIAC (the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator) the first practical, all-electronic computer was unveiled at the University of Pennsylvania’s Moore School of Electronics. The New York Times carried the report the next day.

http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~chazelle/courses/BIB/eniac.pdf

2001 – Microsoft gave the first public look at their new version of Windows, called Windows XP, formerly codenamed Whistler.

http://cnnfn.cnn.com/2001/02/13/technology/microsoft/

2002 – The first version of Microsoft’s .NET was released as part of Visual Studio.NET.

https://news.microsoft.com/2002/02/13/microsoft-launches-xml-web-services-revolution-with-visual-studio-net-and-net-framework/

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