History of Telephone Essay

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History of the Telephone

* Dixie cups, or tin cans were the first form of mechanical telephony. Robert Hooke came up with this invention in 1664. * Another form of communication would be the telegraph. Samuel Morse invented the telegraph in the 1800’s. The Morse code (telegraph) is a method of sending text messages by keeping in a series of electronic pulses, usually represented as a short pulse, and a long pulse. * Alexander Bell the creator of the actual telephone was born March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Alexander Bell did various experiments in sound. His Family was well known for helping the deaf community, by working on visible speech for the deaf. * Alexander Bell invented the first successful telephone in 1847 at the age of 29. The Bell telephone company was assembled in 1877. Alexander Bell intentions on inventing the telephone were to assist the deaf community, and mainly to reach out to spirits. Around this time a lot of people tried to communicate with the other world. Alexander Bell thought the telephone would be one of the ways to reach out to spirits. * The National Bell telephone company is located in Boston. * Alexander Bell father-in-law Gardiner Greene Hubbard in Brussels established the International Bell telephone company, which is the headquarters. * A telephone line is a single user circuit on a telephone communication system. * Martin Cooper, who was born December 26, 1928, developed the first handheld mobile exempt from the car phone - Martin Cooper joined Motorola in 1954. Motorola management was supportive of Martin Cooper Ideas. - Martin Cooper worked with Motorola for 29 years.

Advancement of Cell phones * Steve Jobs the co- founder, and CEO of Apple Inc. was born February 24, 1955. - Products by Apple: Macbook, iphone, ipod, and the ipad. * The iPhone is a line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smart