09 Oct '17, 1pm

1870, #Siemens connected #London & #Calcutta. Messaging took 28 minutes – instead of 30 days. https://t.co/mZHkBoqOBM

1870, #Siemens connected #London & #Calcutta. Messaging took 28 minutes – instead of 30 days. https://t.co/mZHkBoqOBM

The route of the Indo-European telegraph line With the rise of industrialization in the 19th century, people needed not only rapid modes of transport for themselves and their products but also modern means of transmitting all kinds of news. Reliable communication could be decisive for accessing colonies as well as linking markets and trade partners. Turning such communication into reality necessitated major investment in new technologies and infrastructure projects, many of which were offered and implemented by only a handful of specialized companies. The establishment of telegraph networks had been proceeding apace throughout Europe since 1845, with numerous companies active in this new area. However, in order to achieve lasting success, a combination of competitive technology, sound financing and, above all, the necessary authorizations from the governments involved were...

Full article: https://www.siemens.com/history/en/news/1069_indo-europea...

Tweets

With the acquisition of a stake in Wi-Tronix we...

siemens.com 09 Oct '17, 12pm

Wi-Tronix is a provider of remote monitoring, video analysis and predictive diagnostic systems for rolling stock and rail ...

Siemens Gamesa wins service extension contract ...

renewableenergymagazine.com 09 Oct '17, 1pm

The five-year contract is for the provision of operations and maintenance for the 504 MW wind farm until 2022, including s...

Today in 1845, the @NavalAcademy is founded. Le...

usna.edu 10 Oct '17, 10am

When the founders of the United States Naval Academy were looking for a suitable location, it was reported that then Secre...

#Siemens nabs two world records

electricvehiclesresearch.com 04 Oct '17, 11pm

Siemens announced September 2017 that an electric aerobatic plane powered by its latest motor has nabbed two world speed r...

Americans spend 30 billion hours a year commuti...

grist.org 09 Oct '17, 1am

Americans spend 30 billion hours a year commuting. And it’s killing them By Katie Herzog on Feb 26, 2016 Commuting can be ...

Well done Morocco!

sunwindenergy.com 12 Oct '17, 1pm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Tangier (Morocco), an eve...