The Telephone: The Invention Of The Telephone

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People have always needed to communicate with each other, and the invention of the telephone has changed the human life. Today we have a very advanced telephone but it all started 140 years ago with a simple microphone.
Year 1876 Alexander G. Bell received his patent on the telephone. This was a revolutionary invention that awed the general public. Only three days after filing the patent Bell called his assistant Mr. Watson from a nearby room and said the famous first message on the telephone “Mr. Watson, come here, I need you”. [1] Bell was however not first with experimenting with telephones but many people recognize Bell as the inventor of the telephone. The original inventor of the telephone is the Florence emigrant Antonio Meucci. [2]
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This can be compared to when the train, car and airplane came. They made it possible to travel great distances in a much shorter time. Now the telephone made it possible to ensure communication over long distances. The telephone increased the efficiency of business, made it possible to get information on the developments of markets far away and made it possible to send warnings about different problems like bad weather, unrest, problems with transportation, which could reduce risks for businesses. The telephone also made it possible for family and friends to have contact over long distances. [7], [8], [9]
Nowadays a telephone is something everybody has and we carry them with us everywhere. A life without a telephone is something unknown. [4] The technical journey of the telephone is still continuing. From the one way microphone with telephone operators, to a telephone that everybody could afford. The telephone has changed the way we view
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The impact of the telephone is still increasing since the smartphones became a commodity. Nowadays, we hardly ever leave our homes without a telephone. We use it to communicate, take pictures, use it as a wallet to make payments, we can use it to search for information and we can even use it for entertainment, watching films on it like a TV set. The telephone has become a must-have-item that many people hardly can live without. It has gone 140 years from the invention of the first telephone, and who knows what 140 more years will give

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