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"The point sticks in your head: physics rules. Virtue does not triumph unless the physics allows it."
- Larry Niven

Televisiophone  
  A device that combines picture with sound for personal communication.  

Suddenly the low hum of the annunciator interrupted their conversation.

"That's Fuller," said one, rising and walking to the televisiophone. He snapped the switch into position, and the grey screen at once misted with color, then a sharp picture leaped out on its dull surface.

"Arco speaking."

"Dr. Arcot," replied the man whose face was imaged in the screen...

From Islands of Space, by John W. Campbell.
Published by Amazing Stories in 1931
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Compare to the visiphone from Triplanetary (1934) by 'Doc' Smith, the photophone from The Planter (1918) by Michael Flynn and the telephot from Ralph 124c 41+ (1911) by Hugo Gernsback.

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