• Watch the first videoconference, which took place 50 years ago today

    16 days ago - By Fast Company

    The Zoom of its time, AT&T's Picturephone II went live on June 30, 1970, in Pittsburgh.
    In 1964, AT&T unveiled its Picturephone -a telephone with video as well as audio-at the New York World's Fair and at Disneyland. It was an iconic moment for personal technology. But when the company then launched a commercial video-calling service, you had to go to one of three Picturephone stations in the U.S.-New York, Washington, D.C., and Chicago-and pay at least $16 to make a three-minute call. So it was no shocker that this service didn't exactly change the world.
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