Graphophone – The First Dictation Device

Chichester Bell and Charles Tainter patented the Graphophone, a treadle-powered dictation device in 1885. Continue reading

Edison Invents the Phonograph

Thomas Alva Edison secured a U.S. patent on February 19, 1878 in Menlo Park, NJ, USA for the phonograph or speaking machine design which developed from an idea for a telegraph repeater. Continue reading

Invention of FIrst Sound Recording Device

Emile-Hortensius-Charles Cros, French poet and inventor designed the paleophone or type of phonograph on April 30, 1877. Continue reading

Mass Produced Double-Sided Recording Discs

In 1904, a manufacturing company called Odeon Company of Germany began mass-producing double-sided recording discs. Continue reading

The first tape recorder was the Blattnerphone

Blattnerphone was a Tape recorder developed by the German film producer Louis Blattner in 1929. Continue reading