Telecommunications inventions

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  • Telegraph David Alter

    Telegraph David Alter
    A system for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection.
  • Telephone Graham Bell

    Telephone Graham Bell
    A system for transmitting voices over a distance using wire or radio, by converting acoustic vibrations to electrical signals.
  • Radio Nikola Tesla

    Radio Nikola Tesla
    The transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves of radio frequency, especially those carrying sound messages.
  • Television Philo Taylor Farnsworth

    Television Philo Taylor Farnsworth
    A system for converting visual images (with sound) into electrical signals, transmitting them by radio or other means, and displaying them electronically on a screen.
  • Computer Konrad Zuse

    Computer Konrad Zuse
    An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
  • Tablet Alan Kay

    Tablet  Alan Kay
    A mobile computing device that has a flat and rectangular shape like that of a magazine or a paper notebook, which is usually controlled by a touch screen, and is typically used to access the internet, watch videos, play games, read books electronics, etc.
  • Mobile phone Martin Cooper

    Mobile phone  Martin Cooper
    A telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network.