To hold onto his broad us patent on the telephone, bell downplayed the debt he owed to other inventors in court, for instance, bell claimed that he didn't remember much about the work of german inventor philipp reis, who by many accounts developed a working telephone as early as 1861, when bell. There are certain people that shared some contribution in the development of the telephone alexander graham bell experimented the communication device called as the telegraph that was developed by samuel morse with bell's knowledge in the invention of the telephone was credited to alexander graham bell. Electrical telecommunication originated in the nineteenth century, with the invention of the tele graph—a method of transferring intelligence between distant places through metallic wires in a form of spaced bursts of electricity a sender, using a special letter code, produced regulated electrical pulses in a circuit. Two men invented the telephone, but alexander graham bell is the one most people today remember bell's unceasing scientific curiosity led to the invention of the photophone, to significant commercial improvements in thomas edison's phonograph, and to development of his own flying machine just six. 4 after the telephone, bell went on to develop an array of interesting inventions bell created the photophone, which used light to transmit sound bell considered it to be one of his greatest inventions he also used his gift for inventing to solve problems after the death of his infant son in 1881, bell made a. This history of the telephone chronicles the development of the electrical telephone, and includes a brief review of its predecessors contents [hide] 1 telephone prehistory 11 mechanical devices 12 electrical devices 2 invention of the telephone 21 telephone exchange 3 early telephone developments 4 early.
The us congress yesterday recognised an impoverished florentine immigrant as the inventor of the telephone rather than alexander graham bell academy of fine arts in florence, and as a stage technician at the city's teatro della pergola developed a primitive system to help colleagues communicate. Alexander graham bell is often credited as the inventor of the telephone since he was awarded the first successful patent however, there were many other inventors such as elisha gray and antonio meucci who also developed a talking telegraph attributing the true inventor or inventors to a specific invention can be tricky. Practical use of what is called a telegraph employing the use of electricity began following the invention of the voltaic battery by a volta of italy this led to the development of the wire telegraph and the wireless telegraph in 1825, w sturgeon of england developed a high-performance electromagnet in 1831, using this.
From this point on it was bell's name and company that were associated with the invention and development of the telephone so the identification of a particular individual as the inventor of a new technology is not necessarily straightforward boldness and determination, allied with sufficient resources and a good support. Such advances supplement, but do not replace, the basic telephone design that design is described in this section, as is the remarkable history of the telephone's development, from the earliest experimental devices to the modern digital instrument alexander graham bell demonstrating the ability of the.
The telephone was promoted on the grounds that it would increase wealth, employment and improved means of communication the invention of the telephone lead to development of city centers, office buildings and the concept of an urban worker society it has lead to the creation and destruction of jobs the need for. This development in transmission made the message transmission much faster than the old way at that time, all long distance communication depended strongly on the telegraph however, when the telephone and radio were invented, the telegraph was less develop than that in first haft of 1990s 10. Bell's mother was deaf, and his father and grandfather were famous in england for their work in a field of speech development called elocution this inspired bell to study speech and communication as well at 12 years old, bell invented a de- husking machine for his friend's family grain mill the machine.
Italian inventor antonio meucci immigrated to staten island, where he developed a telephone based on the generation of electric current by moving a coil of wire to various depths in a magnetic field, such depths being determined by the vibrations of a diaphragm in effect, meucci had invented the dynamic.
Printing remained the key format for mass messages for years afterward, but the telegraph allowed instant communication over vast distances for the first time in human history telegraph usage faded as radio became easy to use and popularized as radio was being developed, the telephone quickly became the fastest way. The invention of the telephone has long been a disputed matter, and as with many inventions it is usually a development of ideas and experiments from a number of people that have contributed to objects that we take for granted today the reason bell is credited as the main inventor of the telephone is because he was the. Bell began demonstrating his invention and with several associates formed the bell telephone company to exploit it bell ceased active participation in the company in 1878, leaving further development to others these early telephones used the same electromagnetic instrument for both transmitter and.