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[New inventions sometimes act as the catalysts for events that change the history of the entire world. One such case that had enormous consequences happened on theTsushima Strait night of May 26th, 1905, in the Tsushima StraitTsushima Strait—the wide stretch of open water between JapanJapan and...
[Inventors seem to come in two basic categories: the first group includes those who are simply happy to tinker with something new and enticing, whilst the second group perceives the potential value of their inventions, and strive to commercialize them as soon as possible. The early history of...
[As soon as MarconiMarconi, Guglielmo’s marine radios became available, the Navies of the world saw the potential of being able to transmit messages to and from ships on the open seas. Eventually, the utilization of wireless communications developed into an essential part of all warfare.]
[Finding a way to modulate radio waves with sound not only simplified the communications process, but it also gave birth to the very first media empires of the world, thanks to a novel form of unidirectional wireless communications: broadcasting.]
[A combination of an inquisitive young mind, lots of spare time and inspiring reading has propelled many inventors into their successful careers. For a twelve-year-old youngster called Philo T. FarnsworthFarnsworth, Philo T., this kind of fruitful cohesion happened after his family moved to a...
[Wireless technologies are not only for enabling communications: they play an important behind-the-scenes part in aiding millions and millions of passengers get safely from A to B daily, by land, sea or air.]
[For high-bandwidth wireless intercontinental communications, there's only one viable solution: satellites.]
[Cellular networks are now everywhere, but it took almost fifty years to get them from theory to a system that is used by billions of people daily. Some companies made fortunes in the process, only to fail in keeping up with the rapidly changing business environment.]
[Although the United StatesUnited States, the had managed to build a comprehensive first-generationFirst-Generation (1G) analog network, the major shift to digital suddenly seemed to happen elsewhere.
This situation led to a very different development history in the North American market.]
[Another huge technological development had been happening in parallel to the ongoing digital revolution in mobile phones: the large-scale utilization of the Internet. Marrying these two technologies would provide yet another, huge revenue stream for both operators and device manufacturers.]
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