Moments in Time

Witnessing a walk on the moon: Too bad we didn’t have 3D TVs!

Witnessing a walk on the moon: Too bad we didn’t have 3D TVs!

With 15 years of experience in the Display industry at Applied Materials, I have witnessed firsthand the dynamic advances that have taken place in display technologies.  But as remarkable as these advances have been; the excitement and promise of displays are their ability to allow for the interaction of the shared human experience.Last Friday marked one of the great anniversaries in the history of live broadcast television, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to reflect on this moment in time and briefly describe the giant leaps made in display technology over the last 40 years.
Applied Materials Celebrates Ireland’s Contributions to Science

Applied Materials Celebrates Ireland’s Contributions to Science

Scientists and inventors may not be the first things that come to mind with the upcoming Saint Patrick’s Day holiday. The day is usually associated with four-leaf clovers, leprechauns, performers or food and most importantly green beer. It turns out Ireland has a significant scientific heritage that has produced many top inventors, scientists and innovators who have made great contributions in pioneering new technologies. In honor of the upcoming holiday, Applied Materials would like to take this opportunity to recognize and honor some major Irish figures in the history of science.
Moments in Time: The First Kodak Moment

Moments in Time: The First Kodak Moment

Some world-changing events happen with a shot heard around the world. Others are only accompanied by a quiet click. This is one of those.On December 1st, 1975, the first digital camera took its first picture. It was, quite literally, a Kodak moment.In this 2008 video, Steve Sasson, the camera’s inventor, leads us through the genesis and development of his camera at Kodak’s research labs in Rochester, New York.