INNOVATIONS

eDigital Corporation is long known as a focal point of commercial innovation.

  • 1990

    Invented the technology of combined microphone and speaker earpieces widely used today, first broadly commercialized by Jabra Corp.

    The Simpsons debuts on Fox.

    The World Wide Web is invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

    Nelson Mandela is freed from Prison.

  • 1993

    Invented the first digital media recorder with removable flash memory.

    Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” is in theatres.

    The MOSAIC web browser is introduced.

    Bill Clinton is president of the United States.

  • 1996

    Invented the first system for transferring multimedia files from flash memory cards to PCs.

    The film Jerry Maguire is released.

    Windows NT 4.0 Released By Microsoft

    Madeleine Albright is appointed as the first female US Secretary of State.

  • 1997

    Invented the world’s first open media, solid-state music player for playing MP3, AAC, WMA and EPAC music files.

    The film “Titanic” is released.

    “Deep Blue” supercomputer defeats world chess champ, Garry Kasparov.

    Hong Kong returns to Chinese rule.

  • 1998

    Created the world’s first portable digital medical device for dictation and patient data capture, utilizing high-speed infrared downloading to networked PCs (marketed by Lanier).

    An estimated 76 million viewers watch the last episode of Seinfeld.

    The International Space Station begins construction.

    Europeans agree on a single currency, the euro.

  • 2002

    Invented VoiceNav®, a voice navigation technology for portable media devices ( the forerunner of Apple®’s Siri®).

    The Winter Olympic Games are held in Salt Lake City, Utah

    The Mars Odyssey finds signs of huge ice deposits on the planet Mars

    President George W. Bush creates Department of Homeland Security.

  • 2003

    Designed, developed and manufactured wireless MP3 headsets employing our MicroOS™ operating system for Hewlett-Packard to use at Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida. Licensed our digital audio platform to a multi-billion dollar Asian OEM for branding to Gateway Computers. Developed the first hard drive-based Hollywood studio-approved portable inflight entertainment (“IFE”) device.

    Pixar’s Finding Nemo grosses more than $340 million.

    The Concorde makes its last commercial flight

    Arnold Schwarzenegger elected governor of California.

  • 2005

    Invented large-scale network technologies for secure content distribution.

    The video sharing website “YouTube” was founded

    Microsoft releases the Xbox 360 gaming console in North America

    George W. Bush starts his second term as 43rd President of the United States

  • 2006

    Introduced eVU, a next generation dedicated mobile entertainment device with 12+ hours of playback, wireless capability and proprietary content encryption approved by major studios.

    Google purchases YouTube for US$1.65 billion in stock

    New Horizons spacecraft is launched.

    North Korea becomes the world’s 9th nuclear power

  • 2012

    Granted six patents for context and interpersonal awareness systems technologies; Nunchi.

    The New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 21-17 in the Super Bowl.

    Facebook goes public

    Barack Obama is president of the United States.

  • 2014

    Granted first patent related to advanced data security; microSignet.

    Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi, Russia.

    For the first time ever, a spacecraft lands on a comet.

    Republicans take back the majority in the Senate

WHAT’S Next ?

The landscape of technology is ever changing. At eDigital, we don’t try to anticipate what’s around the next corner; we build new highways.

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