June 13, 1993: Interactive Television from Microsoft

1993 – Microsoft teamed up with Tele-communications and Time Warner to start the revolution known as “Interactive TV”. The ability to buy product right through the set during a show. iTV would give users a Digital Set Top Box in which they would use to browse, go back and watch video. It even connected to a telephone to let you know who is calling and possibly get SMS messages. Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for June 11 1983 – Pioneer Crossed Neptune 1986 – Activision finalizes the merger with Infocom 2003 – 2.4.21 of LINUX kernal released 2003...

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