History of communication 1800-2010

By wanny95
  • 1800 The Battery

    Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery. The Battery is used to power many communication devices today.
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  • First photograph taken

    Joseph Niecephore Niepce. Photos are used every where for advertising and many different things.
  • Typewriter

    W.A. Burt. The type writer hlps make a letter faster then writing.
  • Braille

    Luis Braille. Braille lettering is used to communicte to the blind. It is still in use today.
  • Telegraph

    SAmual Morse. The telegraph was used to send messages through a wire to far away places.
  • World's Fair

    This World's Fair was held in England. The fair showed off many different advancements in technology from different countries.. Most of the American machinary was what we used to start the Industrial Revolution in America.
  • Fiber Optics

    John Tyndall dementrated the pricibles of fiber optics. THis is used to broadcast TV channels like the local news.
  • The Pony Express

    Founded by William H. Russell, William B. Waddell, and Alexander Majors. The Pony Express was the first Mail system in North America. This was the start of the mail system we use today.
  • Telephone.

    Alexander Graham Bell. The telephone is used today by millions of people around the world.
  • Microphones

    Emile Berliner. Microphones take in acoustic sounds and sends them through a wire that is connected to a speaker that amplifies the sound. Micrphones are used for Many famouse speechs, like the presidintial speeches.
  • Kodak Camera

    Kodak.. This camera was offered at 25$ a piece, but it was worth it. This camera revolutionized modern cameras today. It allowed people to have a camera at home and take personal pictures for them selves.
  • National Goegraphic Magazine

    This Magazine allowed people to see and learn about the world. This gave a new perspective on how big and vast the world really is. Now We can see National Geographic on the Television.
  • Neon Light

    George Claude. Neon Lights are used by stores and big buisnesses to catch peoples attention.
  • Lie Detector

    James Mackenzie. The Lie detector helps cops bust crimanals if they are not telling the truth.
  • Talking motion picture

    Thomas Edison.This paved the way for movies today.
  • Traffic signal

    Garret A. Morgan. The traffic signal is used today to tell cars when to stop and go at an intersection.
  • Computar Printers

    Chester Carlson. This Printer is what started the idea of the laser Printer
  • Electronic digital computar

    John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry. Computars are used today for talking to other people across the world.
  • Bar Code

    Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver. The bar code system allows store managers to keep track of their items in their stock.
  • Space Race

    John F. Kennedy gives his famouse speech to go to the moon. This started the space race. We now can send sattalites that are up in space that lets us use cell phones and watch Television.
  • cassette tape

    The Phillips Company. The cassette tape allowed people to listen to music or a book using a more small compact cartidge.
  • Compact Disk

    James Russell. The CD is used for many things today like the DvD.
  • Ethernet

    Rober Metcalfe and Xerox. The ethernet allowed people totalk to each other in the house using their own network.
  • post-it-notes

    Arthur Fry. Post-it-notes allows people to write little quick messages on a little piece of paper with a sticky glue on the back to stick it to things.
  • Apple Macintosh

    Steves Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Apple Macintosh is the fastest most protected computar in the world. It is the best computar ever.
  • Doppler Radar

    Christian Andreas Doppler. The Doppler Radar monoters whether in the range of the radar. This helps meterologists predict wheather patterns and tell us what the wheather will be like.
  • World Wide Web

    Tim Berners-Lee. The World Wide Web lets people tlk to each other from across the world using the computer.
  • Youtube

    Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Tawed Karim. Youtube allows people to watch amature videos and comment and talk about them on one website.
  • iPhone

    Apple Macintosh. This phone allows people to talk to each other and surf the internet at the same time.