The History and Influence of the Telephone

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    History and Influence of Telephone

  • First Telegraph borught to life

    First Telegraph borught to life
    In 1809, a crude telegraph was invented in Bavaria by Samuel Soemmering. for the next 60 years or so, this would be the means of distance communications until the telephone was to come along, Bell came to his invention due to his plans to find a way to improve the telegraph.
  • Morse Code invented

    Morse Code invented
    Samuel Morse creates the morse code system to communicate and transmit signals over long distances. this was a very affective system, still used throughout the est of the century, and into the 20th century.
  • Telephone invented

    Telephone invented
    Alexander Graham Bell wins the patent battle with Elijah Grey to create the first telephone. He came to the invention from wanting to improve the telegraph and then cam across the idea to develop the telephone.
  • Radio Transciever "Walkie Talkie" Invented

    Radio Transciever "Walkie Talkie" Invented
    At the Galvin Manufacturing Co. a team created the first radio transciever. Donald Hings improved this invention during the second world war. this allowed for quicker direct commincation between people rather than short distance telephones and morse code deciphering.
  • Invention of "mobile phone"

    Invention of "mobile phone"
    First call made on a mobile phone positioned the a car. this was groundbreaking now allowing for commincation that is not connected to a ground line.
  • First Hand-Held Mobile Phone

    First Hand-Held Mobile Phone
    The first hand-held mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchelland Dr Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing around 2.2 pounds. with the new hand-held phone people could now travel wherever they want and be able to communicate with anyone around the world at the touch of a button.
  • Hologram Communication invented

    Hologram Communication invented
    By this time period we believe that people will communicate through small devices that will allow for them to see the person they are talking to in a hologram, like that in StarWars. With facetime talking now we are not that far away from this technology.