GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, may 5, 1952


TV Checking. The Glyn, Mills bank in London, England last week began checking signatures on bank checks via television. During World War II the bank's records were moved to Osterley Park, ten miles outside London; the bank does not now have enough room in London to move all the records back. So to check a signature or any record, a clerk in Osterley Park simply holds the original in front of a TV camera and it appears on a small screen on the desk of a bank official in London.

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