GammaLink Inc. was an American computer hardware and software company founded in the 1980s in Sunnyvale, California, by Hank Magnuski and Michael Lutz.[1] The company was the first to invent PC-to-fax communications technology, GammaFax.[2][3][4][5]

GammaLink Inc.
Company typePrivate
IndustryComputer
Foundedc. 1984; 40 years ago (1984)
Founders
DefunctJune 1994; 30 years ago (1994-06)
FateAcquired by Dialogic Corporation
ProductsGammaFax

The company was sold to Dialogic Corporation in 1994,[6] which in turn was bought by Intel.[7] It was then bought by Eicon and subsequently acquired by Open Media Labs, which now functions as Dialogic Media Labs.[8]

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  1. ^ Bhide, Amar V. (2003). The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses. Oxford University Press. p. 88. ISBN 9780199883578.
  2. ^ Kanzler, Stephen. Firm Offers Link Between PC and Facsimile Machine, PC Week, November 26th, 1985, p. 10
  3. ^ Dix, John. Gammalink's micro-to-facsimile transmission product debuts, Computerworld, December 9th, 1985, p. 19
  4. ^ Hindin, Eric. Gamma Technology Unfolds Software To Link IBM PC With Fax Machines, Communications Week, December 16th, 1985
  5. ^ GammaLink fax board enshrined at Smithsonian, Infoworld, July 20th, 1992, p. 25
  6. ^ Staff writer (June 8, 1994). "Dialogic Completes GammaLink Acquisition". The Record: C3 – via Newspapers.com. ProQuest 424553267.
  7. ^ Staff writer (August 10, 2006). "Intel sells some assets to Eicon Networks". Calgary Herald: D3 – via ProQuest.
  8. ^ Staff writer (March 7, 2008). "Dialogic Purchases OpenMediaLabs". Wireless News. Close-Up Media – via ProQuest.
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