Teletype

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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.).