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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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until further notice," Lanier instructed via a teletype instruction to all members.
Teletypes had paper tape perforators and readers as the printed words also created an five-level paper tape capable of being moved to another teletype on another system for re-transmission.
The Allied party then left, and the war correspondents rushed for the teletypes to get their stories out.
The Kremlin installed an American teletype machine to receive messages from the Kennedy administration, while Soviet teletypes were put into the Pentagon (not the White House, as some mistakenly believed).
When this equipment was hooked up, it would direct the affairs of scores of pairs of copper writes carrying teletype signals; when this machine went to work, there would be no more need for Morse operators.
Stuffed in that same drawer was a Leominster election advance, written by Roy Nilson and sent to Worcester via teletype. There's no date on the story, but John B.
Their entire book is an affectionate tribute to a simpler era, pre-CNN and pre-Internet, when ringing bells on wire-service teletypes announced most breaking news.
Once the product of manual labor - faxes, teletypes, numerous intermediaries and hours or even days of lapsed time - instantaneous credit reporting is becoming the favored vehicle of lenders who must establish their customer creditworthiness at the point-of-sale.
Information sources for this file include teletypes, newspapers, crime bulletins, sex offender registration files, and investigator's requests.
They communicated with the mainframe via old, extremely slow (300 bps) teletypes, as well as through terminals and some PCs.
I understand that years ago, when they used teletypes, the band width was very small so they abbreviated the weather.