What was the first electronic typewriter called?

Answer IBM invented the first electronic typewriter, known simply as IBM's Electric Typewriter, "endowing the typewriter with an 'electronic intelligence.'" According to a 1956 company press release, IBM... Read More »

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What was the name of the first electronic typewriter?

The Blickensderfer Manufacturing Company created the first electric typewriter in 1902 in Stamford, Connecticut. Simply called the Blickensderfer Electric Typewriter, it was a revolutionary design ... Read More »

How to Use an Electronic Typewriter?

Electronic typewriters are the last stage of typewriter history before the computers emerged. They are the fastest among all of the typewriters. Most of them have newer features like lift-off.

When was the electronic typewriter invented?

Thomas Edison developed a typewriter electrically operated by magnets. It was too big and cumbersome to be marketable. James Smathers of Kansas City, Missouri invented the first practical electric ... Read More »

Who manufactured the first electronic typewriter?

The first electronic typewriters were the IBM Electronic Typewriter 50 and the IBM Electronic Typewriter 60. They were produced in 1978 by International Business Machines, otherwise known as IBM. F... Read More »