Alexander graham bell was a great american inventor and scientist he is best known for his invention of the telephone without his genius we would not have come to where we are today bell was also the inventor of many other electronic devices. At&t, once known informally as ma bell, is a storied american brand that goes back under a succession of names to the late 19th century, after alexander graham bell invented the telephone. 1837 - charles wheatstone patents electric telegraph 1844 - samuel morse demonstrates morse code -- but this is the old version, where a number is assigned to each possible word alfred vail helps him later with a variable- length letter code 1845 - general oceanic telegraph co registered in nyc to link europe and. A brief timeline on the history and evolution of the telephone chronicles the development and physical change of the electrical telephone and its innovative design throughout the years 2015.
Timeline 1847 to 1868 march 3, 1847 alexander bell is born to alexander melville and eliza symonds bell in edinburgh, scotland he is the second of three sons his siblings are melville (b 1845) and age of 25 1880 to 1887 1880 the national bell telephone company becomes the american bell telephone company. 1877: thomas edison worked on two popular inventions: the telephone and the telegraph in 1877, he got the idea that one could speak into a machine and have the words recorded and played back he had one of those machines built to his specifications, and the acoustic phonograph was born the recording device. From the first telephone call to broadband and the smartphone, this timeline shows how connecting people in the uk has changed over the past 140 years w e've come a long way since the days of operator-connected calls and party lines from the first email and the use of dial-up internet to superfast.
A visual history of the telephone – fifty years ago, the first push-button telephone was introduced the electronic system featured touch-tone dialing and was offered to bell customers on november 18, 1963 click through the gallery to see a visual history of the telephone hide caption 1 of 20 alexander. Pioneers timeline november 2, 1911 telephone pioneers of america was founded in boston at a meeting at the somerset hotel the first membership paper proposing the formation of the bell system telephone pioneers had been circulated by henry pope, charles truex and thomas doolittle in 1910 in attendance at.
The story of the red telephone box began when the telegraph act grants the postmaster general (the office of the general post office) the right to acquire privately-owned telegraph companies the following timeline charts the development of the british public telephone network, the introduction of motoring association. Telephone timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software. The cell phone timeline 1843 micheal faraday a talented chemist begins researching the possibility that space can conduct electricity his research starts the wheels turning for many other 19th century scientists at the time, many of them were referred to as “crackpots” 1865 a virginia dentist/scientist, dr mahlon loomis.
The telephone evolution timeline illustrates major developments and events in the history of phone systems from the late 19th century to present times.
Virtualpbx offers advanced business phone services – see what got us to this point with a bit of cool history in this timeline of the telephone. Alexander graham bell's invention of the telephone in 1876 rang in the era of talking at a distance innovators in the 20th century expanded the telephone's reach across continents and oceans, figuratively shrinking the world and connecting its citizens electronic switching systems and other technological advances helped. A timeline of events in the history of telecommunication provides details of the progression of technology and optimism for what is still to come 1840 – the telegraph is the first digital electronic communication device the device sends bits of electricity over a wire that beeps when it reaches the other end from there , words. The telephone has long been a device of innovation looking back at its history, we see how design and technology converged to advance communications.