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Who was involved in the development of the Linotype machine?
Last Updated: 14th March, 2020
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Consequently, who invented the Linotype machine?
how does a linotype machine work? The linotype machine operator enters text on a 90-character keyboard. The machine assembles matrices, which are molds for the letter forms, in a line. The assembled line is then cast as a single piece, called a slug, from molten type metal in a process known as hot metal typesetting.
Besides, when were Linotype machine invented?
Linotype Invented and Built in Baltimore. Baltimore, Maryland, is well known as the birthplace of the typesetting machine that revolutionized publishing: the Linotype, invented by German immigrant Ottmar Mergenthaler in 1886.
Who made Linotype in India?
Schlesinger ed., The Biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler, Inventor of the Linotype (1989) 18-23.