The telephone (often just called the phone) is a device that transmits and receives sounds- usually the human voice the invention changed lives as it allowed people to. Telephone, an instrument designed for the simultaneous transmission and reception of the human voicethe telephone is inexpensive, is simple to operate, and offers its users an immediate, personal type of communication that cannot be obtained through any other medium. The scottish-born inventor is largely credited with spawning the era of voice communications on march 10, 1876, he famously made the first recognised phone call to his assistant in an adjacent. The telephone was invented on the 10th march 1876 the telephone was invented by alexander graham bell, a scottish inventor, scientist and engineer alexander graham bell actually considered his.
The telephone patent is one of the most valuable patents ever issued bell had other inventions as well -- his own home had a precursor to modern day air conditioning, he contributed to aviation technology, and his last patent, at the age of 75, was for the fastest hydrofoil yet invented. Watch video alexander graham bell (march 3, 1847 to august 2, 1922) was a scottish-born scientist and inventor best known for inventing the first working telephone in 1876 and founding the bell telephone. Alexander graham bell invented the telephone in 1876 and then in 1900, on december 23 on the outskirts of washington, dc, an inventor named reginald fessenden accomplished a remarkable feat: he made the first wireless telephone call. Invention and innovation: an introduction 42 when and where was the telephone invented i'd read in the past that the telephone was invented in 1876 by alexander graham bell.
Everyone knows alexander graham bell invented the telephone, but the location of the invention seems to be the matter of some debate i grew up. Society who invented the telephone the invention of the telephone is credited to both alexander graham bell and antonio meucci antonio meucci is said to have invented a tool for voice communication in the year 1854, and bell had the first patented design. Each country claims that their inventors came up with the idea of the telephone a world without it is hardly imaginable, so, who could blame them. The invention of the telephone is credited to american alexander graham bell and thomas watson in the mid-to-late 19th century although bell ultimately prevailed in the early signs of patent wars to.
Who invented the telephone alexander graham bell, also known as the father of the telephone, was the man behind the science of transmitting voice over a wire. List: from 1876 to 2016, the telephone has transformed the way we communicate cbr lists some of the key historical events in its 140 year journey the history of the telephone dates back to 1667. Watch video soon after establishing the bell telephone company in 1877, bell found himself in what would become an almost 20-year legal battle with other inventors who claimed they had invented the. Alexander graham bell (march 3, 1847 – august 2, 1922) was a scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephonehe also founded the american telephone and telegraph company (at&t) in 1885. Italy hailed the redress of a historic injustice yesterday after the us congress recognised an impoverished florentine immigrant as the inventor of the telephone rather than alexander graham bell.
The first mobile phone invented for practical use was by a motorola employee called martin cooper who is widely considered to be a key player in the history of mobile phones. Alexander graham bell, a scottish-born inventor, scientist, philanthropist and teacher of the deaf is the person most widely credited as the inventor of the electric telephone on march 7th 1876. The history books pick and choose who invented it based on who won a specific patent battle when asked who invented the telephone the name alexander graham. Alexander graham bell: the life and times of the man who invented the telephone new york, harry abrams, 1997 304 p new york, harry abrams, 1997 304 p schiavo, giovanni ermenegildo. Who really invented the telephone scottish-born inventor alexander graham-bell usually gets all the credit, but there are a few more names that might ring a bell.
The telephone was officially invented in 1875 by alexander graham bell however, this is only because bell rushed the plan for the telephone to the patent office and got there just before a man. The telephone was a large part of modern life in the 20th century, and still continues a prominent place in society today let's admit it - we're all probably a bit guilty of taking the old phone for granted like many big discoveries, the telephone's invention was a combination of hard work. Claims that a german scientist invented the telephone 15 years before alexander graham bell are supported by evidence from newly surfaced archive papers.
Originally answered: who really invented the telephone technically it's inventions is the culmination of multiple people's work alexander graham bell is credited most often and he was the first to patent it. The telephone was invented by alexander graham bell he was granted the patent for the telephone on march 7, 1876, but he faced years of legal battles on his claim that he was the sole inventor. Alexander graham bell is most famous for his invention of the telephone he first became interested in the science of sound because both his mother and wife were deaf his experiments in sound eventually let him to want to send voice signals down a telegraph wire. The invention of the telephone be it known that i, elisha gray, of chicago, in the county of cook, and state of illinois, have invented a new art of transmitting vocal sounds telegraphically, of which the following is a specification.
Yet like many major inventions, whether bell deserves all the credit has long been the subject of debate, not least over what exactly constitutes a ‘true’ telephone.