Talk:Rudolf Hell

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This site tells a different story: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blfax.htm

Namely that the fax was invented in 1824 by Scotsman Alexander Bain and the photo-electric fax in 1902 by German Arthur Korn. Giovanni Caselli ran a telepgraph service in France from 1865-1870. All of these must predate Mr. Hell - so what did he invent? --rmhermen


This page http://www.newsday.com/technology/wire/sns-ap-obit-hell0314mar14.story?coll=sns-ap-technology-headlines tells this:

Hell's landmark invention was a machine for transmitting text that electronically broke up letters into a stream of dots reassembled at the receiving end, in effect the first telefax.

--JeLuF


Anon added:

Whoever wrote this is a complete idiot!!! Rudolf Hellishness lived to be 100, in my opinion thats pretty f***n old!!!!

Most amusing, I'm sure. Peculiar the way he censors himself... --Camembert