Electronic components history, including videos from the last 100 years of the electronics industry

 

 

ELECTRONIC WATCH

Electronic Watch (1952)

The first electronic watch

RUMANIAN ELECTRONICS FACTORY

Rumanian Electronics Factory (1968)

Modern electronic components being made in the Rumanian factory.

LONDON - ELECTRONIC SLIMMING

London - Electronic Slimming (1968)

A new invention that uses electricity to help women lose weight.

 

 

 

 

  

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 COMPUTER ROOM

Computer Room (1970-1979)

Computer room typical of the 1970s - lots of large magnetic tape machines and...

COMPUTER TYPEWRITER

Computer Typewriter (1967)

New computer typewriter demonstrated.

COMPUTER AIDS RAILWAY.

Computer Aids Railway. (1969)

Computer system


  

 

 

 

 

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ELECTRIC SWITCH

Electric Switch (1970-1979)

Close up shot of finger turning on an electricity switch.

ELECTRIC PALACE TITLE

Electric Palace Title (1952)

Illuminated Sign reading 'Electric Palace'.

ELECTRICITY STORAGE PLANT

Electricity Storage Plant (1958)

Technicians inside electricity centre. Good throughout


  

 

 

 

  

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GENERAL ELECTRIC FACTORY AND WORKFORCE

General Electric Factory And Workforce (1918-1930)

Good item showing the various General Electric...

GEC FACTORY - HORSE DRAWN DELIVERIES

GEC Factory - Horse Drawn Deliveries (1910-1929)

Deliveries made to General Electric Company factory by...

GEC FACTORY INTERIORS

GEC Factory Interiors (1910-1929)

Good footage of factory workers at General Electric Company.


  

 

 

 

  

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RADAR

Radar (1970)

Shots from radar control room

RADAR

Radar (1946)

Radar catching signals from the moon.

FLYING RADAR LABORATORY PLANE

Flying Radar Laboratory Plane (1954)

Radar laboratory plane in flight, radar in operation.


  

 

 

 

  

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DEATH OF MARCONI

Death Of Marconi (1937)

Marconi, inventor of the radio (wireless) is death.

MARCONI'S FUNERAL

Marconi's Funeral (1937)

Large state funeral for Italian inventor Marconi.

ARRIVING FOR INSTRUCTIONS IN WIRELESS - TELEGRAPHY AT MARCONI HOUSE

Arriving For Instructions In Wireless - Telegraphy At Marconi House (1919)

Soldiers arriving...


  

 

 

 

  

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SPACE RESEARCH STATION

Space Research Station (1968)

European space technology centre at Noordwijk, Holland.

7TH EXHIBITION OF TECHNOLOGY

7th Exhibition Of Technology (1957)

Agricultural and industrial machinery and vintage aircraft at...

COSPAR AT THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Cosper At The Imperial College Of Science And Technology (1967)

Members of the Committee on...


  

 

 

 

 

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TELEPHONE SWITCHBOARD

Telephone Switchboard (1970-1979)

Various shots of women and men working on small telephone switchboard /...

LONDON TELEPHONE EXCHANGE

London Telephone Exchange (1970)

Women at work at London telephone exchange.

TELEPHONE TRAILER

Telephone Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging women to apply for jobs as telephone...


  

 

 

 

 

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MICROWAVES

Microwaves (1949)

An item showing microwave and radar development at Malvern, Worcestershire.

DINNER COOKED IN SECONDS

Dinner Cooked In Seconds (1965)

Good item showing quick meals made by early microwaves in the restaurant in...

HIS HOLINESS THE POPE aka HIS HOLYNESS THE POPE

His Holiness The Pope AKA His Holyness The Pope (1933)

Pope Pius XI meets Marconi at an opening of...


  

 

 

 

  

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ELECTRICITY STORAGE PLANT

Electricity Storage Plant (1958)

Technicians inside electricity centre. Good throughout

FIRST PRIVATE ATOM REACTOR aka ALDERMASTON ATOMIC RESEARCH REACTOR

First Private Atom Reactor AKA Aldermaston Atomic Research Reactor (1956)

Britain's first...

MALENKOV AT CASTLE DONINGTON POWER STATION

Malenkov At Castle Donington Power Station (1950)

Soviet Power minister visits £36m power station...


  

 

 

 

  

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The History Of Electronics

 

The History Of Electronics Is A Central Database Covering All The Important Dates In History Surrounding Each Piece Of "The History Of Electronics" Puzzle. As An Electronic Component Distributor (Oracle Components Ltd, In The UK) We Wanted To Put Together A Catalogue Of What Was Invented And When, This List Is An Indisputable Guide To The Total History Of Electronics - READ MORE.