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The Smartphone

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2019] 2019. ©2019
Series: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Dial in to the history of the smartphone, from its roots in Morse Code to 1997, when the first picture was transmitted over a cellphone. Plus, see how the next generation of smartphones will allow us to communicate through them just by thinking.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1122964811
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2019.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 18, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (54 min., 26 sec)) : sound.
Contents: Introduction: The Smartphone (1:17); Ancient Encryption System (3:56); Telegraph (7:04); Telephone Controversy (7:09); Radio Communication (6:14); Securing Government Communications (7:52); Hedy Lamarr Inventions (8:56); Scaled Down Technology (4:28); Technology Present and Future (5:15); Credits: The Smartphone (0:29);
Series Title: Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World.
Responsibility: PBS.
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Dial in to the history of the smartphone, from its roots in Morse Code to 1997, when the first picture was transmitted over a cellphone. Plus, see how the next generation of smartphones will allow us to communicate through them just by thinking.

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