Recently, I decided to watch a few episodes of The Jetsons with the intention of picking out futuristic technologies that exist today, roughly 50 years later. All of the episodes I watched aired in the first season, between 1962 and 1963. These episodes ran on re-run steadily until the 1980′s, when ongoing popular demand led to production of new episodes.
The TeleViewer is a screen with the sole purpose of delivering news headlines in a similar format to newsprint. It has moving images (read: embedded media) and provides the reader with a more interactive and multi-dimensional experience. In essence, the TeleViewer predicts online news and the shift from print to digital. This shift has never been more clear than it is now with the iPad.