tabulating equipment


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tabulating equipment

Early punch card machines, including keypunches, sorters, collators, interpreters, reproducers, calculators and tabulators. See tabulator and Hollerith machine.
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Clearly, insurance companies would be able to use the tabulating equipment for more and different types of processes if it had printing capability to list information it read from cards and to print totals.
49) In the 1910s, the life insurance industry encouraged the development of printing capability in tabulating equipment through support of both Peirce and Powers.
101) Meanwhile, however, in the late 1920s IBM addressed another drawback of tabulating equipment for insurance and other uses, a limitation that would be exacerbated by alphabetical capability: card capacity.