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The history of connections

A brief history of connections wires and wireless 1832 The Telegraph has been invented and this is starting point of our IT story 1835 4300 kem Morse code Length of cable between USA and UK in 1858 The First transatlantic telegraph cable 1858 reduced the communication time between North America and Europe from ten days – to a matter of minutes. 2.4 km The distance of Marconi's broadcast 1893 Nicola Tesla presented the fundamentals of radio and potented his first radio devices 1895 Guglielmo Marconi built a wireless system capable of transmitting signals at long distances 1.7 billion 1900 World's population by 1900 1 200 people telephone for 100 m 1907 Russian scientist Boris Rosing became the first inventor to use a cathode ray tube (CRT) in the receiver of an experimental television system The distance of first mass TV broadcast 1931 Broadcasting began at Empire State Building, when Radio Corporation of America began transmitting experimental television 1953 Color television has been introduced 35 786 km The altitude of geosynchronous orbit 1963 First communication satellite was launched on geosynchronous orbit 20 000 computers in the world by 1965 1969 First commercially available microprocessor 4004 1971 The first ARPANET email was sent 11 million The number of mobile phone users by 80's 1979 The world's first commercial automated cellular network was launched in Japan 1981 The IBM PC was introduced and it soon became the industry standard 1 million computers in the world by 1980 1991 The first web-page as a debut of the Web as a publicly available service on the Internet 1997 Ericsson described its GS 88 concept as a Smart Phone 2 billion 144 computers are connected to the internet billion Total email traffic per day worldwide 2.7 billion Number of Internet users worldwide 3.2 billion World's TV viewers 2013 9 bill km 5 billion Number of mobile phone users communication wires in the World 1.4 billion Number of smartphones 7 billion World's population SOURCES: brought to you by:

The history of connections

shared by alexbirvik on Oct 03
brief history of connections. wires and wireless. This infographic shows main stages of development of IT in the world. Of course not all of important eras but some interesting and basics according to...


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