Nokia Bell Labs

Bell Labs Timeline Showcase

Throughout the course of Bell Labs’ nearly 100 year history, the renowned research institution has discovered some of the most important global communication innovations. From the transatlantic telephone cable and information theory to the confirmation of the Big Bang and the development of c++ programming language, Bell Labs has been at the vanguard of technological discovery.

Upswell was tasked with developing a responsive interactive timeline experience that would allow users to explore Bell Labs innovation and researchers from the last 100 years. Users can view archival photos and videos, as well as filter timeline entries by research interest.

Showcasing the history and impact of Bell Lab’s technical innovations and breakthrough researchers.

Visitors scroll through stories from each decade, including current research.


  • Technology Showcase


  • Murray Hill, NJ


  • 2017