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about 1962 - Joseph A. Mazzeo of Bell Telephone Laboratories removes one of the circuit packages in the experimental PICTUREPHONE system

EXPERIMENTAL PICTUREPHONE

E&MP 97.003

Picturephone

about 1962

Joseph A. Mazzeo of Bell Telephone Laboratories removes one of the circuit packages in the experimental PICTUREPHONE system.

The comparatively small size of the PICTUREPHONE is made possible by the development of modern circuits using transistors and other miniature components.

also images 13.011 and 13.016 within this archive collection with the following text caption:

L.H. Meacham at his desk at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, N.J. talks with and views A.D. Hall on the experimental PICTUREPHONE.

Both engineers helped develop the visual telephone system.

Mr. Meacham is using the hands-free Speakerphone while Mr. Hall at the Murray Hill, N.J. Laboratories uses the familiar handset for the call.


Original Caption by Science Service
© Bell Telephone Laboratories

COMMENT - January 24, 2013
My father is misidentified in this image. Rather than L. H., the correct initials should have been L. A. for Larned Ames Meacham.

Carol Meacham Scace

097.001 - 097.001b - 097.003

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