• Telegram

    A telegram is a written message transmitted by using an electric device and a huge web of wires. Telegrams used to be very widely used, but are not as popular anymore now that most people who would have used them to communicate can use telephones and e-mail now. Used pre 1945.
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  • Post Cards

    Post Cards
    A postcard or post card is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope. This is commanly used for holiday updates. Used pre 1945
  • Radio

    Radio is the transmission of signals through free space by electromagnetic waves with frequencies significantly below visible light, in the radio frequency range, from about 3 kHz to 300 GHz. These waves are called radio waves. Electromagnetic radiation travels by means of oscillating electromagnetic fields that pass through the air and the vacuum of space. Used pre 1945
  • Morse code

    Morse code
    Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.Each character (letter or numeral) is represented by a unique sequence of dots and dashes. The duration of a dash is three times the duration of a dot. Used pre 1945
  • Landline telephones

    Landline telephones
    A landline telephone (also known as land line, land-line, main line, and fixed-line) refers to a phone which uses a solid medium telephone line such as a metal wire or fiber optic cable for transmission as distinguished from a mobile cellular line which uses radio waves for transmission. Used pre 1945
  • Face to Face

    Face to Face
    Oral communication, while primarily referring to spoken verbal communication, can also employ visual aids and non-verbal elements to support the conveyance of meaning. Oral communication includes speeches, presentations, discussions, and aspects of interpersonal communication. Used pre 1945
  • Letter's

    A letter is a written message containing information from one party to another. The role of letters in communication has changed significantly since the nineteenth century. Historically, letters were the only reliable means of communication between two persons in different locations. Pre 16th century communication, It is now used worldwide and is one of the most commanly used ways of communication. Used pre 1945
  • Televison

    Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving images that can be monochrome (black-and-white) or colored, with or without accompanying sound. Commercially avaliable since the late 1920's, Televison became avalible in Australia in mid 1950's. Since then television has been upgraded and today in 2012 is now High-Definition television (HDTV).
  • Satalite

    During this time satellite communication revolutionised the way we communicated with the rest of the world. For such an isolated country like Australia the benefits of this technology was immense. The name of the 1st Satellite was Spotnik
  • STD calls

    STD calls
    STD calls are a operator based phone calling system in which a main phone line would be rung and the calller would be redirected by the operator to whom you are trying to call.
  • Fax Machines

    Fax Machines
    Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called telecopying, is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material, normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device. The original document is scanned with a fax machine, which processes the contents as a single fixed graphic image to the reciever.
  • Color TV

    Color TV
    Color television is part of the history of television, the technology of television and practices associated with television's transmission of moving images in color video.
    In its most basic form, a color broadcast can be created by broadcasting three monochrome images, one each in the three colors of red, green and blue (RGB). When displayed together or in rapid succession, these images will blend together to produce a full color image as seen by the viewer
  • Satalite T.V

    Satalite T.V
    Satellite television is television programming delivered by the means of communications satellite and received by an outdoor antenna, usually a parabolic mirror generally referred to as a satellite dish, and as far as household usage is concerned, a satellite receiver either in the form of an external set-top box or a satellite tuner
  • Mobile phones

    Mobile phones
    A mobile phone (also known as a cellular phone, cell phone and a hand phone) is a device that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link whilst moving around a wide geographic area. 1983 is when the mobile first came commerically avaliable
  • Email

    Electronic mail, commonly known as email or e-mail, is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients. Modern email operates across the Internet or other computer networks. Some early email systems required that the author and the recipient both be online at the same time, in common with instant messaging.
  • Internet

    The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government networks, of local to global scope, that are linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless and optical networking technologies.
  • Instant messaging

    Instant messaging
    Instant messaging (IM) is a form of communication over the Internet, that offers an instantaneous transmission of text-based messages from sender to receiver. In push mode between two or more people using personal computers or other devices, along with shared clients, instant messaging basically offers real-time direct written language-based online chat.
  • Text Messaging

    Text Messaging
    Text messaging, or texting, refers to the exchange of brief written text messages between two or more mobile phones or fixed or portable devices over a phone network. While the original term was derived from referring to messages sent using the Short Message Service (SMS) originated from Radio Telegraphy.
  • Mobile Phone 2.0

    Mobile Phone 2.0
    The mobile 2.0 is an updated system and is the complete new generation of phone , unlike phones in the 90's mobile 2.0 has internet services they are also much more affordable and generally compact.
  • Social Networking

    Social Networking
    A social networking service is an online service, platform, or site that focuses on facilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. Although invented in the early 2000's Social networking sites were not popular untill the late decade of 2000 now they are apart of both culture and society