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Teletype

(hardware, product)
(tty) A trademark for a hard-copy teletypewriter produced by Teletype Corporation.

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Teletype

The trade name of Teletype Corporation, which refers to a variety of teleprinters used for communications. The Teletype was one of the first communications terminals in the U.S.


The Teletype Machine
For years, the clicking and clanging of Teletype machines were familiar sounds in the "wire rooms" of many companies. (Image courtesy of Honeywell, Inc.).
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Established in 1981, TeleType has emerged to become a leader in the field of Global Positioning Systems and was the first company to offer a portable GPS solution for commercial truck drivers.
Out of this development came early teletype machines, and in the mid-1850s, the Navy began making use of the available technology.
Detachment personnel included radio and teletype operators and mechanics, cryptographers, control tower operators, diesel and automotive mechanics, and clerks.
Jones, the Springfield police sergeant, said the FBI teletype his office received on Tuesday did not state when the Springfield man purchased the suicide kit.
But that machine wasn't just a Teletype. It was connected by acoustic modern to a prehistoric Hewlett-Packard 2000C, and watching it compute his students' figures gave Utecht his first glimpse at how computers could help him better teach his students complicated concepts.
Operators older than 45 generally refused to knuckle under and become teletype operators.
I also had to learn such important items as teletype operations and Morse Code.
So he went to his computer terminal and typed, "where's Roberts?" A few minutes later a Teletype number for his colleague, Larry Roberts, appeared on Kleinrock's screen.
Regarding the article on the use of "--30--" at the end of copy, in the October/November issue: When I was a copyboy at the Evening Bulletin in Philadelphia, starting in 1948, and tore incoming copy off many a Teletype machine, articles ended with "--30--" and messages often ended with "--73--".
An operator could output reflectance data to a teletype machine, which produced a punched tape.