Telephone

  • The leading principle of the telephone.

    The leading principle of the telephone.
    Alexander Bell discovered it. This principle meant that if a message is spoken at one end it produces impulses and reproduces on the side of the one listening.
  • Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call to Thomas Watson.

    Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call to Thomas Watson.
    He made the first call to his assistant he said "Mr. Watson--come here--I want to see you."
  • Bell Telephone Company and the Electro-motograph.

    Bell Telephone Company and the Electro-motograph.
    Gardiner Hubbard established the Bell Telephone Company. They made phones following the regulation of Thomas Watson. Thomas Edison obtained the patent in Britain for the electro-motograph. His carbon-based wire is still used now in telephones. A device invented by Thomas Edison for moving a lever, in a telegraph, or a diaphragm, in a telephone, by employing the difference in friction between two transmitters in relative motion when the current connecting them varies.
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    Bell system

  • Telephone exchange

    Telephone exchange
    Tivadar Puska produced the first telephone exchange, this permitted subscribers to go on the same line as another subscriber due to a human supervisor that shifted the lines.
  • The Phonograph

    The Phonograph
    Thomas Edison announced his invention, a device for record-keeping and replaying sound.
  • Pay Telephone

    Pay Telephone
    William Gray introduced the first pay telephone by inserting money you could call someone.
  • Edison effect

    Edison effect
    Thomas Edison discovered the flow of electrons in a vacuum, the Edison effect, it was the foundation of the electronic tube.
  • French Telephone

    French Telephone
    The Cabinet Desk Phone, in 1890, was for industries.
    In 1910 it became the french telephone, this is a Thompson Houston Desk Telephone.
  • The First Transcontinental Telephone

    The First Transcontinental Telephone
    One of four telephones used to inaugurate the transcontinental telephone line. The first transcontinental Call Telephone, Higginson, a civil war hero and founder of the Boston Symphony, used it to call overseas.
  • First handset telephone

    First handset telephone
    The Western Electric model 102.
  • The Model 202 and The Bakelite telephone.

    The Model 202 and The Bakelite telephone.
    The Model 202 was the first telephone created in the 1930s. 202 was an oval-shaped phone connected to a dial base, this model often used by corporations and was originally a desktop device. The Bakelite telephone was the following phone designed in 1931. This type of receiver is a rotary phone, which implies you have to spin the buttons instead of pressing them to dial a number.
  • The Candlestick Telephone

    The Candlestick Telephone
    The Candlestick Telephone was a different mechanism and got that name from its candle-shaped basis.
    The method, with which it works, is unhooking the cup feature from the stick and listen, plus speak through the microphone.
  • Round Base Rotary Dial Monophone

    Round Base Rotary Dial Monophone
    This phone was the first one to be used by almost every company and unusually used in people's houses.
  • Model 302

    Model 302
    It was of moldered thermoplastic. Additionally, the first phone to not have a connected dial block.
    This “combined telephone” packed its electronics, ringer, and anti-sidetone tools into the phone's central housing system, modifying the extension to a single device. Other sources put this model in the 1940s.
  • Eifel Tower

    Eifel Tower
    Desk telephone
  • The Mobira Senator

    The Mobira Senator
    Generally recognized as the first truly mobile phone available to users, this new model, produced by Nokia. Weighing 10 kilograms, there’s no possibility that you’d be able to take one of these around all time.
  • Motorola DynaTAC 8000X

    Motorola DynaTAC 8000X
    Motorola launched the first-ever handheld mobile phone, the device weighed over a kilogram and needed more than ten hours to charge, quite a lot for something that only lasted 30 minutes of battery when wholly energized.
  • Nokia 1011

    Nokia 1011
    The attendant ten years were comparatively slow in terms of technological progress, with diverse similar models to the DynaTAC 8000X rising.
    Nokia originated the 1011 model, the leading mobile phone that could be used all over the world. This was because of its capacity to access the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) Network, regularly assigned to the second generation (2G) of wireless cellular technology.
  • First text message

    First text message
    Neil Papworth, an engineer for Sema Group, wrote the initial text message to another phone. The text simply was “Merry Christmas”.
  • Siemens S10

    Siemens S10
    After several prototypes from many brands, siemens launched S10, the first phone with a full-color screen. It presented six lines of information in four different colors, white, red, blue and green. It also had some basic apps such as a clock, a phone book, and a voice note recorder. It weighed under 200 grams and starred a nifty antenna.
  • The First 3G Contract In The UK

    The First 3G Contract In The UK
    3G was to support more agile data speeds on mobile technology. It was to adhere to the official standards a network, required to offer data top rates of at least 0.2MB/s to be categorized as third generation.
  • Sony Ericsson Walkman W800

    Sony Ericsson Walkman W800
    One of the very earliest phones on selling to prioritize music, probably as a consequence of the iPod’s recent success. Its innovations incorporated a 2-megapixel camera including video recording, Bluetooth, Infrared connectivity, games, MP3 ringtones and wallpapers, a WAP browser, and a 3G network connection, which was usual by this time.
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    New prototypes

    From this date, the development of this device has continued, there is more and more competition between brands, and, without forgetting its beginnings, make small aesthetic modifications focusing more on their software capabilities. As it is one of the most successful and increasingly employed advances in daily life, it will continue to evolve.