Historical Events/Inventions

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  • Braille

    Inventor: Louis Braille
    How it changed: It changed for people who could not see, and needed to communicate in a way in which they understand, which are dot patterns to letters of the alphebet.
  • Camera

    Inventor: Joseph Nicephore Niepce
    How it changed: It captured moments, and printed out a paper, or whatever it is, the picture for it to last.
  • Radio

    Inventor: James Clerk
    How it changed: Radio's changed communication big time. You can listen to it at home, in the car, going through the stores. You listen to music, people talk, games.
  • Ice Hockey

    Inventor: J G A Creighton
    How it changed: It was, and still is, a very active and fun sport/game
  • Microphones

    Inventor: Alexander Graham Bell
    How it changed: When people could not hear other speak at assemblies, or any gatherings, they use microphones which really helped a lot for others to hear.
  • Calculators

    Inventor: William Seward Burroughs
    How it changed: It gave a much easier way to do math.
  • Juke Box

    Inventor: Louis Glass and William S. Arnold
    How it changed: They use to have those in cafés, bars, bowling alley's, and many other places. Brought a wide selection of music in each.
  • Crayons

    Inventors: Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith
    How it changed: It helped with games, and arts that people express them self through.
  • Colored Television

    Inventor: Zworykin
    How it changed: Gave people a better image of what things, creatures, scenes, and people look like.
  • Hallmark Cards

    Inventor: Joyce Hall
    How it changed: For when special occasions occur, or when someone is sick, sad, hurt, or anything....there is a card for almost all of it.
  • Lie Detector

    Inventor: John Larson
    How it changed: It helped a lot with the police station, or any investigation departments. It told on people, as in it could tell if they are lieing or not.
  • Pagers and Beepers

    Inventor: Al Gross
    How it changed: When in an emergency or trying to call someone if they needed something, people had pagers or beepers to receive messages to get in contact with them.
  • Bingo

    Inventor: Carl Leffler
    How it changed: Before then it was known as “Beano.” People play to raise funds, kids do it just for fun. It brings the fun to everyone.
  • Keyboards

    Inventors: Christopher Latham Sholes
    How it changed: Made it easier to type, unlike typewriters. Keyboards had more options on the keypad as well.
  • Drive - In Theater

    Inventor: Richard Hollingshead
    How it changed: It gave teenagers, or people on dates something to do. Many people come to an outdoor theater.
  • Ball Point Pen

    Inventor: Ladislo Biro
    How it changed: It is a new pen, that doesn't leak at higher altitudes. Easier to right with, and much prettier.
  • Credit Cards

    Inventor: John Biggins
    How it changed: Made payments a little easier, gave information on it as well.
  • Cell Phones

    Inventor(s): Martin Cooper, Richard W. Dronsuth, ; Albert J. Mikulski, Charles N. Lynk Jr., James J. Mikulski, John F. Mitchell, Roy A. Richardson, John H. Sangster
    How it changed: It gave people a way to communicate when they are in different locations.
  • Mobile Phones

    Inventor: Researchers
    How it changed: It changed communication all around by getting ni contact with someone, while they're in a different location from one another.
  • Bar Codes

    Inventor: Bernard Silver
    How it changed: It reads information through check-out lines, or reads information when scanned. It changed by giving us information about something, like a book, or something we eat. Also, when we do trading with others, it is useful.
  • E - Mail

    Inventor: Ray Tomlinson
    How is changed: It made it easier to write letters through the computers.
  • Apple Computers

    Inventor: Steve Jobs
    How it changed: It made it easier to get on the computer and talk to many people through business letters, E-Mails, and Personal letters. Plus, it gave more jobs to people who needed them. Which gave them social ways of communication.
  • MP3 Players

    Inventor: Dieter Seitzer and Karlheinz Brandenburg
    How it changed: It gave people a way to hear music, like taking music with you wherever you go. You listen to songs, recordings, and other soundings, which are ways of communication.
  • DVD

    Inventor: Major Players in the CE
    How it changed: Better motion pictures. It made movies easier to watch, plus gave people more options of how to watch it, or which part they left it at.
  • Bionic Lens

    Inventor: Babak Parviz
    There are many possible uses for virtual displays. Drivers or pilots could see a vehicle's speed projected onto the windshield. Video-game companies could use the contact lenses to completely immerse players in a virtual world without restricting their range of motion. And for communications, people on the go could surf the Internet on a midair virtual display screen that only they would be able to see. Plus, it made it easier to see which is another way of communication.