Lowly Fax Still Essential to Business, Study Says
December 13, 2011 Alex Woodie
You can add one more item to the list of man’s creations that were supposed to have died out by now but hasn’t: the fax machine. When it was first invented, 168 years ago (no that’s not a misprint), the fax revolutionized the way we viewed documents. Today, despite the growing use of unified communications (UC) over IP networks, the lowly fax machine is used daily by an estimated 40 percent of workers at small and medium sized businesses, according to a recent Intel study.
When the Scottish inventor Alexander Bain received the first patent for a chemical mechanical fax