A.G. Bell – Speech Riding on Light

A.G. Bell  – An Analog Man Inventing Speech Riding on Light: Part 2 Christopher Schweitzer, Ph.D.   In Part I of “Light ‘em up Mr. Bell: Li-Fi,” Alexander Graham Bell proposed speech riding on light as a means of communication. It was also wireless telecommunication, and in the 19th century! Bell believed his light-operated method…

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Light ’em up, Mr. Bell: Li-Fi

Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) and Communication   By Christopher Schweizer, Ph.D. An enduring illustration of a creative ‘bright idea’ is a light bulb suspended over an inspired individual.  But to Alexander Graham Bell, the foundational hero of hearing technology, light was much more than an iconic metaphor.  It was the future of interpersonal communication, to be…

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