Telephone-A Scientific Device
“Hello! How are you dad, I am Guddi from Canada.” And the conversation goes on. The telephone is a dominating channel for communication nowadays. It links the far-off kins and provides the warmth of love and affection. It is further developing to be an important link for business and passing of the information from one place to another.
The primitive phones presented a slack and time-consuming service in the past. Booking a call in the morning and materializing it by night, was the usual practice. Over these phones, the talks could be heard three houses away. The process lost privacy. People preferred to communicate by telegrams or reply to paid telegrams. The process was as much complicated and problematic as if the message was to be passed on to the overseas destination. It was through a wireless system and entire passing was possible on fixed timings only. Hence the effects were more serious for export trade where most of the orders were time-barred and were canceled frequently. In the same way, overseas relations were not in a position to get the home news regularly.
The actual revolution started when satellite service was introduced successfully and telephone connections were made through them, Modern era is fastly moving towards telephones, cellular phones, the internet, and other means of communication. The technical improvements have facilitated brisk and easy means of communication. New connections were distributed at ‘demand-service’ speed. The waiting period was reduced to nil. Besides the land-line, the systematized mobile service and attachment of cordless phones were made available. This facilitated easy service for interaction.
Telephones are although a unique boon of sound science but they still have some problems sticking to their smooth working Taping of phones creates a major gap in its working Although it is more in the case of political leaders the impact is more fear for everybody. The continuous ringers often disturb the owners in the worst possible manner. Sometimes the wrong calls draw the owners from bathrooms and bedrooms and disturb the settings. The class four staff and line boys are substituted by bad elements and they commit severe crimes with users. Sometimes telephones cause noise pollution. Keeping a mobile phone instrument near the chest may affect the heart. People are usually advised to keep the mobile tucked on the belt.
Despite the problems in use, the telephone has a bright working future in India. The introduction of news services, SMS, and other important services will make it more popular. Telecommunication is fast replacing the writing of letters and it is helping to speed the business aspects in developing nations.