a video screen, esp. one forming part of a communications device
It was on the tele-screen that I viewed the mobs coursing through the streets; via the news-dispenser I listened to the latest tidings from all over the country.
Floods, fires, hold-ups, sports events—nothing escaped the all-seeing powers of the telescreens.
There was even a telescreen whose eyes opened on the forward viewplate, so that the engineer could follow the maneuvering.
No word could reach the delegates. They were too deeply engrossed in their solemn ritual of speeches and declarations. Their faces and voices were carried out to telescreens all over the world.
The room was an electronic jungle, festooned with gadgetry: a synthesizer, a telescreen, a megabuck audio library, five sorts of data terminals and all manner of other things perfectly suited to you basic eighteenth-century Italian drawing room.
Lone Starr looked up at the telescreen.
Like everybody else in the world who owned a telescreen—which, to a close approximation, was pretty much everybody in the world—they had seen the rapturous news stories that had accompanied the Skyhook’s evolution to passenger-carrying.
Francis Flagg, "After Armageddon"
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