Industrial revolution

by Geovanni R.

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell was born on march 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

His mother name is Eliza grace symonds and his dad name is Alexander melville bell.

His dad was professor unversity of Edinburgh.

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While Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson worked on the harmonic telegraph at the insistent urging of Hubbard and other backers, Bell nonetheless met in March 1875 with Joseph Henry, the respected director of the Smithsonian Institution, who listened to Bell's ideas for a telephone and offered encouraging words. Spurred on by Henry's positive opinion, Bell and Watson continued their work. By June 1875 the goal of creating

purpose of invention

Alexander Graham Bell made the first speech transmission through his telephone invention on March 10, 1876 (three days after he received his patent), and soon after introduced the device at the World's fair. Of course, Graham Bell wasn't the only one working to develop this technology at the time – one of the others was telegraphy titan Western Union. All in all, the Bell Company was forced to defend over 600 legal challenges to the invention's patent. And, with Alexander Graham Bell's convincing testimony, the company won each and every one.

today's telephone

One of the reasons, to which we can credit this growth of telephones and its usage, is the constant evolution of the device. Telephones are no longer mere devices for dialling the desired numbers or answering calls. Telephones today, are much more than that. In one device, you can find your personal directory, call recall facility, one touch speed dial, time check and many more such applications of customer convenience.