The Graying of Bell’s Telephone Patent: Part III

Over the past couple of weeks we have seen that the invention of the telephone was not necessarily the brainchild of Alexander Graham Bell.  We have found that there were a number of European and American inventors involved in its development but many either did not have the funds to obtain a patent or were…

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The Graying of Bell’s Telephone Patent: Part I

As Audiologists we are interested in how voices are transmitted.  Back in the day before the telephone there were numerous individuals vying to be the first to transmit voice over a wire.  Of course when asked “who invented the telephone”, the “pat answer” is and has always been Alexander Graham Bell.  Its much like the answer to…

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