It was called the Vista Phone and could only be used with other Vista Phone users in the LBJ building.It was developed by the Stromberg-Carlson company in Rochester. Eventually it was phased out to due to the high expense.Scientists speculated (including Bell) on how to transmit images as well as sound. Bell to ask him to create a videophone for the Deaf.
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In the mid-1990s, higher bandwidth ISDN phone lines were available and MCI as well as The British Telecom Presence created videophone devices. In 1994, Connectix developed the first webcam, the Quick Cam, and videoconferencing software was used to conduct videophone calls in the mid-1990s.
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The Picture-Phone I premiered at the World's Fair in 1964 and due to compatibility issues with the telephone network and high expense, it had limited success.
In 1970, AT & T came up with the Picture Phone II model, but again it was unsuccessful.
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