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Telecommunication inventions

  • Computer, Charles Babbage

    Computer, Charles Babbage
    A computer is an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data.
  • Telegraph, Samuel Morse

    Telegraph, Samuel Morse
    A telegraph is a system for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection.
  • Telephone, Antonio Meucci

    Telephone, Antonio Meucci
    A telephone is a system for trasmitting voices over a distance, using wire or radio, by converting acousting vibrations to electrical signals.
  • Radio, Guglielmo Marconi

    Radio, Guglielmo Marconi
    A piece of electronic equipment used for listening to radio brodcasts.
  • Television, John Logie Baird

    Television, John Logie Baird
    A television is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in black and white, or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
  • Tablet, Alan Kay

    Tablet, Alan Kay
    A tablet is a computer that is intermediate in size between a laptop computer and a smartphone.
  • Mobile phone, Martin Cooper

    Mobile phone, Martin Cooper
    A mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.