Impact Of Radio On Society

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Throughout history many invention has made an impact for society which later makes an impact for the whole of humanity and later evolved. From Thomas Edison inventing the light bulb to Johann Gutenberg inventing the printing press. However, the invention of radio has caused the most impact for society as it provided society with easier communication and later on entertainment alongside with access to information. Guliemlo Maroni the Italian man who is credited as the inventor of radio. Marconi read a biography from Heinrich Hertz, a German physicist who proved the theory of electromagnetic waves to which Marconi used his experiment by sending transmissions from one side of the room to the other. Marconi took his idea to the Italian government …show more content…
Marconi combined the idea of his idea and having people communicate with his invention (Coe 1997). Though Marconi popularised his idea the early device was used as a communication for Ships in the Navy to contact other ships or a land station, the idea of broadcasting messages to larger groups of listeners until later. Though the radio was invented in the 19th century it has evolved to a means of communication for the military then evolving for radio broadcast of the people and with all that time pass it is still a current means of entertainment for the people and communication for the military. Of course times goes by and things change a lot and as things change everything more inventions are being to make humanities life easier. Since Digital technology and the internet has been discovered surprisingly radio is not a dying race in the industry. With all the access to the internet and television, people would expect the radio industry to die out but surprisingly with all the usage of digital technology and the internet it is actually improving the usage of radio and earning more …show more content…
Due to people’s business it was the one of few sources that people could get vital information (Keith 2000). These days it is not represented in high quality due to other competition between other companies for the best production especially against televisions. As technology improves every company will try to catch up in order to stay on top of the competition which will satisfy the high demand of consumers. Though radio may seem like a dying industry with all the TV and the internet but in fact the radio industry is actually very popular as one of the main characteristics of the radio is to broadcast informational sources to which the sources are received from news, internet and television (2013). According to Radio Station (Keith 2000) the radio industry heavily relies on technological advances as well as the technology itself. So how has the digital technology improved the radio? What does the radio industry have to do in order keep the radio in high demand? Digital audio broadcasting (DAB) allows the radio broadcast system for mobile phones and portable as well as for portable devices it improves the sound quality and the data service to homes and cars which also offers high spectrum efficiency and clear reception for motor vehicles. With this step up and improvement of technology it increases the demand which will cause people to seek for the exact type of broadcasting when it comes to

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