IFA trade show at 50: From Einstein to Xbox
IFA , one of the oldest and largest consumer electronics exhibitions on the planet, has been through a lot
By Joe Doherty | IT World Canada | Published: 15:49, 06 September 10
The IFA has a storied past as well as notable celebrities and some "first" technology ever seen in Europe. From Einstein to Xbox, the IFA has shown it all. Some products, like the 3DTV, were ahead of their time. Others, like the MiniDisc... well, just never got off the ground.
Xbox 360 at IFA 2006
Computer gaming had been a part of IFA since the early days of the technology and at the 2006 show visitors were able to get their hands on Microsoft's Xbox 360. The game console had launched earlier in the year in Germany and Microsoft was promoting the latest software titles at the show.