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Who patented the telephone?

Who patented the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell exhibited the first telephone, and Thomas Alva Edison presented the automatic telegraph, one of more than 1,000 inventions he would patent in his lifetime.

Who did Bell beat to patent the telephone?

Elisha Gray
First to arrive at the patent office The popular belief was that Bell arrived at the patent office an hour or two before his rival Elisha Gray, and that Gray lost his rights to the telephone as a result.

Who patented the telephone in 1876?

It is not easy to determine who the inventor was. Both Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray submitted independent patent applications concerning telephones to the patent office in Washington on February 14, 1876.

Who patented the first dial telephone?

When inventor Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876, the need for phone numbers and dialing was yet to come. Another inventor, Almon Brown Strowger, received U.S. Patent 486.909 for the development of the finger wheel and face plate in 1892, better known as the rotary dial system.

Who was Thomas Edison and what did he invent?

In his 84 years, Thomas Edison acquired a record number of 1,093 patents (singly or jointly) and was the driving force behind such innovations as the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb and one of the earliest motion picture cameras. He also created the world’s first industrial research laboratory.

Who invented the mobile phone?

Martin Cooper
Eric TigerstedtW. Rae YoungDonald Cox
Mobile phone/Inventors

Did Elijah Gray invent the telephone?

Newtonville, Massachusetts, U.S. Elisha Gray (August 2, 1835 – January 21, 1901) was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Company. Gray is best known for his development of a telephone prototype in 1876 in Highland Park, Illinois.

Who invented the telephone Elisha Gray?

Elisha Gray, (born Aug. 2, 1835, Barnesville, Ohio, U.S.—died Jan. 21, 1901, Newtonville, Mass.), U.S. inventor and contestant with Alexander Graham Bell in a famous legal battle over the invention of the telephone.

Who invented cell phones?

Who invented WIFI?

John O’Sullivan
Terence PercivalDiethelm OstryJohn DeaneGraham Daniels

Who invented cell phone?

Who made the second telephone?

The Western Electric model 202 was the bell system’s second handset telephone.