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VoIP for VOAPs
« on: Friday, 20 November, 2015 @ 21:16:55 »
Voice over Internet Protocol for Very Old Age Pensioners:

Victorian illustrators imagined a Skype-like service over 100 years before it was invented

More than a century ago, artists imagined a phone that would project real-time images.

In other words, a Victorian Skype call.

In the above 1879 British cartoon, George du Maurier called it "Edison's Telephonoscope," even though Thomas Edison never designed such an invention. It was Maurier's imagined design for the future device, recently uncovered by The Public Domain Review.