WORLDKINGS – Old Events – April 16, 2018 - 1st radio-transmission of wireless: Mattheus Passion in 1924
(Worldkings.org) The early history of radio is the history of technology that produces and uses radio instruments that use radio waves. Within the timeline of radio, many people contributed theory and inventions in what became radio. Radio development began as "wireless telegraphy". Later radio history increasingly involves matters of broadcasting.
(Worldkings.org) Based on technology originating at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, the EyeGate® II Delivery System has been used in over 2,000 clinical treatments to-date, including more than 1,300 treatments delivering our lead therapeutic candidate, EGP-437.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events - April 15, 2018 - Ray Kroc opens first McDonald's Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois in 1955
(Worldkings.org) McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.
(Worldkings.org) Discover our planet below the surface with the Scorkl Underwater Breathing Device.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - April 15, 2018 - Glucose-monitoring patch could mean no more finger-pricking for diabetics
(Worldkings.org) For millions of diabetics, performing finger-prick blood tests to monitor blood glucose levels is an unpleasant part of daily life. If a new glucose-monitoring adhesive skin patch reaches commercialization, however, such jabs may become a thing of the past.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events - April 14, 2018 - 1st public showing of Thomas Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) in 1894
(Worldkings.org) The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture exhibition device. The Kinetoscope was designed for films to be viewed by one individual at a time through a peephole viewer window at the top of the device.
(Worldkings.org) In June 2017, JetBlue gave passengers (and press) the opportunity to try out a boarding system that relied on facial recognition technology rather than boarding passes.
(Worldkings.org) Over the years, we've gotten pretty used to glasses with photochromic lenses, which automatically darken when exposed to bright light. This Wednesday, however, Johnson & Johnson Vision announced the upcoming availability of its self-tinting contact lenses.
WORLDKINGS - Old Events - April 13, 2018 - Steam power brake of George Westinghouse patented in 1896
(Worldkings.org) George Westinghouse Jr. (October 6, 1846 – March 12, 1914) was an American entrepreneur and engineer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical industry, gaining his first patent at the age of 19.
(Worldkings.org) Diabetics often lack sensitivity in their feet, which means that they may not know when foot ulcers are forming. If such ulcers do form and get infected, amputations are sometimes required. The sensor-equipped Siren Diabetic Sock, however, is designed to help keep that from happening.