Difference between revisions of "Wire Recording"

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===Dictation===
 
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Revision as of 21:24, 5 October 2008

Wire recording refers to a method of recording audio by magnetizing a very thin steel or stainless steel wire.

History

Uses

One of the greatest advantages of wire recording was its broad applications. The uses for storage of audio data range from the personal to the professional.

Dictation

Dictation was the most popular use for wire recording.

World War I

Medicine

Special Occasions

Rise to Relative Popularity

Storage Space

Decline

Notable Uses in Popular Culture

An ad for the Webster 80 Wire Recording and Playback device in a 1948 Montgomery Ward catalog

References

Media

Audio from a wire recording criticizing President Truman, April 1952

Links