On This Day in Technology and Computer history: May 25th


1982 – Laservision

In the United States, Philips electronics introduces the Laservision device as a playback media for laserdiscs. The larges discs for the player were 12″ in diameter and could be played on both sides.



2007 – Google Street View

In the United States Google launch Street View. The new platform is integrated into  Google Maps and Google Earth. It allows users to access 360° horizontal and 290° vertical panoramic views from any position along certain streets in Google’s maps.  Google Maps would be rolled out worldwide over the coming four years.


Images: Oldtechnology.net, Widipedia

About the Author

Ronan Healy

Hi everyone. I'm part of the EuroSTAR team. I'm here to help you engage with the EuroSTAR Huddle Community and get the best out of your membership. Together with software testing experts, we have a range of webinars and eBooks for you to enjoy and we have lots of opportunities for you to come together online. If you have any thoughts about the community, please get in contact with me.
Find out more about @ronan