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1964 - new system of voice communication via a light beam

USEFUL IN MANY FIELDS

CD 2055075 E&MP7.015

Communications

April 19, 1964

NASA has revealed a new system of voice communication via a light beam called a Retrometer, it has potential usefulness in many fields of endeavor besides space.

The space agency says the Retrometer could be used wherever wiring is difficult to install or maintain, or is undesirable.

It may be used on construction sites, in theaters or at conventions for audience participation, in industrial plants or factories. 


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