Photograph transferred through ordinary telephone wires in early turntable wire photo system, 1936.
United States USA Date:1936 Duration:28 sec Sound:Yes
Wire photo system to send a photo through ordinary telephone wire. Interiors of office show a man working on a turntable based device. Man speaks into telephone mouthpiece. Photograph revolves on one turntable, the transmission is sent via telephone wires, and a copy of the photograph is developed on another, remote turntable. From a newsreel in 1962 recounting events roughly 25 years earlier.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now