Get Your Electronic Mail Printed right at your Desk with the Messenger II

I am not sure if this technology by Amtel ever caught on, but it is a clever idea to try to bridge the cap between paper and digital for a workforce in transition in the early to mid 1980s. Why force your employees to look at expensive and difficult to use computer terminals for a quick message when they can have it printed out on long last paper? How could it miss as an idea? I guess people took to the technology more quickly than people expected and the Messenger system was not put into every office in the country.

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Can you imagine if this system had caught on or become preeminent?

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