History of Commuications

  • comic book

    Rudolphe Töpffer created the first comic book.
    It has pictures that show images of cartoons.Its like a movie except it does not move, it was another type of entertainment.
  • electric telegraph

    The electric telegraph was invented by Joseph Henery.
    It helped sent messages to people faster than letters.
  • Morse code

    The Morse code was invented by Samuel Morse.
    The Morse code is a series of long and short sounds used by telegraph devices.
  • daguerreotype

    Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre invented the daguerreotype.
    The daguerreotype is the first photograph.
  • camera

    The camera was invented by Alexander Wollcot.
    The camera was used to take pictures it helped people alot because they didnt have to draw or paint something down they could simply capture the picture.
  • typewritter

    The typewriter was invented by Christopher Latham.
    Was used to transfer ink or carbon impressions on paper.
    The typewriter changed the way people write, with the typewriter people wrote twice as fast.
  • microphone

    Emile Berliner invented the first microphone.
    The microphone was first used as a telephone voice transmitter.
    The microphone is used to transmit sound.
  • Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invented the first working telephone.
    It helped people to communicate with people around the world quicker and more accurate.
  • megaphone

    Thomas invented the megaphone.
    The megaphone was used for speaking over large and loud crowds it was used for people to hear over loud sounds.
  • gramophone

    It was invented by Emile Berliner.
    The gramophone is system of recording that could be used over and over again.
  • radio's

    The radio was invented by Guglielmo Marconi.
    The radio was used to listen to broadcasts like music and news.
    It helpd transmit information faster to people.
  • answering machine

    The first telephone answering machine was invented by Valdemar Poulsen.
    It was used to record telephone conversations. It recorded, on a wire, the varying magnetic fields produced by a sound. The magnetized wire could then be used to play back the sound.
  • Magnetic recordings

    Valdemar Poulsen invented the first magnetic recordings. magnetized steel tape as recording medium - the foundation for both mass data storage on disk and tape and the music recording industry.
  • mechanical pencil

    Charles R. Keeran invented the Eversharp Pencil, the first mechanical pencil
    Hayakawa Tokuji invented the ever ready sharp pencil in japan its said that Tokuji got credit for the invention of the mechanical pencil, but Keerans Eversharp pencils went in the market first.
  • Tape recorder

    The first tape recorder was invented by Fritz Pfleumer.
    Was used to record sound for people to hear.
    People could keep thing recorded easier.
  • Television

    The television was invented by Philo T. Farmsworth.
    The television was a screen that showed recorded images.
    People could just stay at home and watch television instead of go to plays it was like a sort of entertainment.
  • ballpoint pen

    Ladislas Biro and his brother, Georg invented the ballpoint pen.
    The ballpoint pen made it eaiser to write on paper without tearing it.It has viscous ink that comes out at the tip of the pen when used by the rolling action of a small metal sphere.
  • Walkie talkie

    Al Gross invented the first walkie talkie
    It was at first for military use, the walkie talkie is a handheld portable bi-directional radio receiver.
    It was to be used to communicate with a person from a distance.
  • TV broadcast

    Television broadcasts were able to be taped and edited rather than live broadcasts.
  • Video tape recorder

    Charles P. Ginsburg invented the first video recorder
    The video recorder records images that people record and watch.
  • fax machine

    Alexander Bain invented the fax machine.
    The fax machine is used to copy something or sent something to someone.
  • ARPAnet

    ARPAnet was invented by Charles M.Herzfeld
    ARPAnet was the first internet.
    It allowed other people around the world to communicate with each other its a never ending world wide conversation.
  • computer

    Charles Babbage invented the first computer.
    The computer lets us send messages to each other through email and can help us communicate with people around the world.
  • cell phone

    The cell phone was invented by Martin Cooper.
    The cell phone did the same things as a telephone does but it is smaller and weighs less than a telephone would it was really useful because you can take it with you anywhere u go and its very useful for emergencys.
  • CD players

    James T Russell invented the CD player.
    The CD player was usedfor playing the CD's ,people could watch recorded movies in their own homes rather than going to the theater.They didn't have to watch tape when it was invented it was lighter and easier to carry around.
  • CD disc

    James T. Russell invented the CD.
    The CD was used to play recorded music or movie for people to listen or watch.
  • internet WWW

    American government releases took control of the internet and WWW is born - making communication at lightspeed.