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Collins Radio Company (1971)

Don Stokes

Sound | 1971

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  •  A history of Collins Radio Company 
  •  The voice of every astronaut in space has been heard over Collins systems 
  •  Collins’ work in aviation 
  •  Collins’ telecommunication systems for space, airborne, shipboard and land-based applications 
  •  Collins’ work with modem  
  •  Collins’ microwave systems 
  •  Using computers to manage telephone centers 
  •  Collins’ international operations 
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This industrial film, made for Collins Radio Company by Bill Stokes Associates, profiles Collins Radio and their work in telecommunication and information systems. The film describes Collins’ work in the aviation industry, for various branches of the military, with NASA (Collins communications equipment was used for Projects Mercury, Gemini and Apollo), with new digital information equipment named “modems”, microwave systems, and major telephone systems managed by computer systems.