Glossary

3D Fax – A 1990s product that allowed for the sending of binary files (such as computer data) over fascimile. It was also used as a term for the Michelangelo Project, which was focused on 3d scanning objects so that their structure can be transmitted.

Black Fax – Disabling of a Fax Machine

Fax Demodulator – A device that can be used to intercept and decode fax signals.

Fultograph – Invented by Otto Fulton

Group 4 (G4) Compression – ITU-T T.6 Standard for fax transmission.

HF Fax (High Frequency Fax) – A method for transmitting images over a high frequency radio signal. The most common applications it was used for was the transmission of newspapers through radio waves, as well as the distribution of maritime weather maps. It is also known as “radiofax” or “weatherfax”.

Junk Fax – Resources and Regulation

Radiofax – A method for transmitting images over a high frequency radio signal. The most common applications it was used for was the transmission of newspapers through radio waves, as well as the distribution of maritime weather maps. It is also known as “hf fax” or “weatherfax”.

T.38 – ITU transmission standard for G3 Fascimile over IP.

Teleautograph – Invented by Elisha Gray

Pantelegraph – Invented by Giovanni Caselli

Weatherfax – A method for transmitting images over a high frequency radio signal. The most common applications it was used for was the transmission of newspapers through radio waves, as well as the distribution of maritime weather maps. It is also known as “hf fax” or “radiofax”.