Our friends at Software Advice put together a great infographic highlighting the Life and Death of the Analog Telphone.
This pictorial history takes us through time from the humble telegraph to super-speed Voice over IP and beyond.
Designing the Analog Timeline
Craig Borowski, VoIP and telecommunications researcher at Software Advice shares some background:
The most interesting thing we learned while doing our research is the fact that the telegraph evolved into the telephone. It was fascinating to discover how that evolution took place. For example, as soon as the telegraph was invented, there were people all around the world who immediately started trying to improve it. The inventors kept making improvements in a similar fashion until it made the logical evolution into the telephone, and …