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Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone

a biographical sketch, with documentary testimongy, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications.

by Silvanus Phillips Thompson

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Published by E. & F.N. Spon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reis, Philipp, 1834-1874,
  • Telephone -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK6143 R4 T5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23325315M

    Example sentences with the word inventor. inventor example sentences. though of course more precise information would have at least doubled the size of the book. 9. P. Thompson, Philipp Reis, the Inventor of the Telephone (London, ).   On June 6 last, I answered the question: “Why is Alexander Graham Bell known for inventing the telephone when it's widely known that Antonio Meucci was the true inventor 5 years earlier?” The following was my response to that query: “The following.

      from Wikipedia regarding the trial over this same issue: The Havana experiments were briefly mentioned in a letter by Meucci, published by Il Commercio di Genova of 1 December and by L'Eco d'Italia of 21 October (both existing today). An. Who invented the Telephone? Early development of the Reis telephone. In , German scientist and inventor Johann Philipp Reis succeeded in creating a device that captured sound, converted it to electrical impulses which were transmitted via electrical wires to another device that transformed these pulses into recognizable sounds similar.

    The history books pick and choose "who invented it" based on who won a specific patent battle. In the "who invented it" mythology everyone is looking for that one "eureka" moment when something appears out of thin air, a totally new idea. In the r. “It seems clear that Philipp Reis transmitted voice through his device several years before Bell,” said Finn, who has written several books on the history of electrical technologies. Bell’s liquid telephone transmitter and receiver (replica of invention) / Photo Credit: Spark Museum.


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Skip to main content. LOGIN ; GET LIBRARY CARD ; GET EMAIL UPDATES ; SEARCH ; Home ; About Us. Philipp Reis, the inventor of the Telephone, the first to scheme, and carry out into execution, an instrument for conveying to a distance by means of electric currents the tones of human speech and human song, is no longer amongst the living.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Inventor of the telephone book P. (Silvanus Phillips), Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone.

Now Lewis Coe rethinks the priority question in his book, The Telephone and its Several Inventors. Reis was a year-old science teacher when he began work on the telephone in His essential idea came from a paper by a French investigator named Bourseul. Philipp Reis, Inventor Of The Telephone: A Biographical Sketch [Silvanus P.

Thompson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Philipp Reis: Inventor of the Telephone by Silvanus P. Thompson - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone; a biographical sketch, with documentary testimongy, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications [Thompson, Silvanus Phillips] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone; a biographical sketch, with documentary testimongy, translations of the Author: Silvanus Phillips Thompson. Johann Philipp Reis. The work of Reis predated that of Bell and Edison, and so he may well have invented the first telephone by some definitions. Unfortunately, due to politics and commercial considerations, he did not receive the credit he was due during his lifetime.

Reis was born in in Gelnhausen, a little town in Germany. Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone [Thompson, Silvanus Phillips] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephoneAuthor: Silvanus Phillips Thompson. Johann Philipp Reis, (born Jan. 7,Gelnhausen, Hesse-Kassel [Germany]—died Jan. 14,Friedrichsdorf, Ger.), German physicist who constructed a precursor of the electric telephone. Reis was educated at Frankfurt am Main, became a merchant for a few years, and in began teaching in there he experimented with electricity and worked.

The invention of the telephone,"almost at the last moment" before sending his draft application to his lawyers. A book by Evenson Thompson, Sylvanus P. (), Philipp Reis, Inventor of the Telephone, London: E. & F. Spon, External links. Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone: a biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications by Silvanus P Thompson (Book); Philipp Reis: Formen, Phasen und Motivationen der Auseinandersetzungen mit dem Telephon: Versuch einer Bestandsaufnahme by Rolf Bernzen (Book).

The question of whether these instruments ever really transmitted speech was the subject of fierce controversy in the (eighteen-)eighties, when Graham Bell's telephone was being developed commercially; and Prof.

Silvanus P. Thompson wrote a book in advocating the claim of Philipp Reis to the honour of being the inventor of the telephone. Johann Philipp Reis (January 7, – Janu ) was a self-taught German scientist and inventor. Inhe constructed the first make-and-break telephone, today called the.

Today the Reis home in Friedrichsdorf is a museum dedicated to the inventor (die Philipp-Reis Gedächtnisstätte) and operated by the Museumsstiftung Post und Telekommunikation.

Since a prize, the Philipp-Reis-Preis, has been awarded at two year intervals to a promising German inventor under the age of 40 who has developed an important.

Get this from a library. Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone. A biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications. [Silvanus P Thompson]. A goofy-looking invention by a German teacher was the first telephone.

But nobody believed the Johann Philipp Reis had created a life-changing device. Thompson, Silvanus P. (Silvanus Phillips), Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone. A biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications.

(London, New York, E. & F.N. Spon, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Reis's claim as an inventor is discussed by Professor Thompson and fully substantiated under the three following heads: "1.

Reis's telephone was expressly intended to transmit speech. Reis's telephone, in the hands of Reis and his contemporaries, did transmit speech. Reis's telephone will transmit speech." Before bringing forward evidence. Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone. A biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications by Thompson, Silvanus Phillips, Pages:.

Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone: a biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications by Silvanus Phillips Thompson 2 editions - first published in Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone.

A biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications by Thompson, Silvanus Phillips, We will dismiss Antonio Meucci, who created "telephone-like" devices as far back as (no one knew how they worked.

We wouldn't discount a midget hiding in a box). But one must consider Johann Philipp Reis; the German scientist created the first prototype inand coined the word "telephon" in