Was the ice machine invented in 1865?

Answer The first patent for an ice-machine was issued in 1851, not 1865. It was awarded to Dr. John Gorrie of Apalachicola, Fla. and was the first patent awarded in the United States for mechanical refrig... Read More »

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Who invented a machine called a lasting machine that stitched the leather of a shoe to its sole?

Jan Ernst Matzeliger invented the lasting machine. The lasting machine places and attaches the leather upper part of the shoe to the sole. A native of Dutch Guiana born in 1852, Matzeliger develope... Read More »

Who invented the atm machine?

While the inventor of the ATM is debated, the person who gets the most credit is John Shepherd-Barron. He had the first ATM installed in 1967 at a north London branch of Barclays Bank.Source:ATM Ma... Read More »

Who invented the first fax machine that was used?

Alexander Bain received the first patent for the fax machine in 1843. In 1862 L'Abbé Caselli, an Italian inventor, built and demonstrated a machine that proved Bain's idea would work, but faxing d... Read More »

Who invented the CNC machine?

John T. Parsons revolutionized manufacturing with his invention of Numerical Control (NC) machines, which led to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. He was awarded Patent Number 2820187 in ... Read More »