National Geographic : 1966 Jul
Electronic switching sends your call out after you. What's GT&E's connection? When you can't wait around for an important call-have it for warded to your next stop. Automatically. The newest contribution to better phone service is the Elec tronic Automatic Exchange sys tem. It is a high-speed electronic switching system developed, and now being tested, by Automatic Electric, a member of GT&E's family of companies. Someday in the future, the E-A -X system will be part of the central tele phone exchange. A central "memory unit" will reroute calls. Permit abbrevi ated dialing. Tie in a phone at home with other phones around the country. And then check up on its own performance. Innovation in communications comes from GT&E. Expect it anytime from any member of the family: General Telephone Operating Companies * General Telephone Directory Company * Automatic Electric * Lenkurt Electric * Sylvania Electric Products * General Telephone & Electronics Laboratories * General Telephone & Electron ics International. We're 120,000 strong and dedicated to Total Communica tions. GTE GENERAL TELEPHONE & ELECTRONICS '