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haloid

(hăl′oyd) [″ + eidos, form, shape]
Resembling salt or a halogen.
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The four largest works--diptychs titled Haloid US Military, expired July 1958, processed in 2010--are also the "youngest," and their affiliation with cold war imaging technology seems salient.
Ultimately, it's a story of vindication: By 1966, Haloid had changed its name to Xerox (adapted from the 1940s coinage xerography) and was the 15th-largest publicly owned corporation in the United States, Chester Carlson was one of the country's wealthiest men, and information was circulating more widely than ever before.
THE Xerox Corporation started life in 1906 as a photography-paper firm in Rochester, New York, called the Haloid Company.
When Xerox, then Haloid, was first thinking of a copying machine, they retained a prestigious research firm to probe the size of the marketplace.
In 1956, he sold his patents to Haloid Corporation, which changed its name to Xerox in 1961.
The Haloid Company finally purchased the rights to his electrostatic paper-copying process.
Chester Carlson's xerography machine was rejected by 24 corporations before The Haloid Company took a chance on his invention in 1947.
A prominent use of the joint venture form in the 1950s was the Haloid Co.
For example, experts told IBM to ignore the Haloid paper copier (now known as Xerox), told Xerox not to market its Park Altos PC (a Macintosh equivalent), and told Akio Morita that the Sony Walkman would never sell ten thousand units.
In the mid-1950s, when Haloid Company (later Xerox) was ready to begin manufacturing copiers, company leaders sought a partner with existing manufacturing capability.
When Horace Becker joined a Rochester, NY, company named Haloid in 1958, however, it was possible to make a xerography copy only by hand--and it took about seven minutes.
The Haloid Process describes a process in which of the following activities: manufacturing ICs, soldering components, or photocopying?