A printer in which small heated pins form characters on heat-sensitive paper.
- Later, he co-invented both the hand-held calculator and the thermal printer that was used in portable data terminals.
- Kilby also invented the first handheld electronic calculator in 1967, and the thermal printer.
- Then we sat and chatted as the little thermal printer wheezed out its report.
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