Alexander Graham Bell patented the phone, perfected it, but the idea was first conceived by a german dude, don't remember his name....they said his phone was ok, but Bell's really worked. There was a man named Gray who was said to have come up with the idea too, but Graham beat him to the patent office. We have always been told that Graham invented it, truth be told, know one really knows....and the history books keep changing......
George Drawbaugh of York Pa. He took his idea to Bell to get funding for a patent. Bell was wealthy not trustworthy.
Alexander Graham Bell, a Scotsman, in 1875. Bell was born and educated in Edinburgh, but settled in America. Some of his earlier experiments were carried out at Brantford in Canada, and Bell himself described this town as " the birthplace of the telephone." He continued his experiments when he became professor of vocal physiology in the University of Boston, and it was in this city that human speech was transmitted clearly over wires for the first time on March 10th, 1876.
by Anti-Valentine 5 years ago
How would you go about selling inventions or ideas for inventions?Let's say you invent something or have the idea for an invention. You might have a prototype and/or at least some design documents with a lot of notes. How would you go about selling it? Is there a service online that would cater to...
by Glen 8 years ago
I think not!But check this out...InformationWeek reported Friday that Facebook has patented a method of "dynamically providing a news feed about users of a social network." The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,669,123 on Tuesday. Facebook first applied for it in...
by marcofratelli 8 years ago
Have you invented anything?What was it? Is it patented & do you earn royalties?
by Emile R 6 years ago
Can anyone give experienced advice on a good product development company in America? I've got an idea for something I've never seen sold anywhere, but I swear almost every household in the free world would buy at least one. I have no idea how to move through the process of developing the idea for...
by Chuck Nugent 5 years ago
Is Skype a good replacement for a traditional home telephone?I am considering replacing our home phone with Skype. My wife & I do most of our calling with our cell phones and use the home phone mostly for messages and calling her family in Europe.
by ngureco 5 years ago
In this day and age of mobile phones, do you still need the ugly landline phone?
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