One would think that sending a fax would be out of date in the modern age, but there are still plenty of reasons why we NEED it. Fax is still being used and is a relevant method of business communication. Here are some of the reasons why “just the facts Maam, just the facts” is… Read More


With well over 17000000 faxes being sent every year since last year, the impact faxing has on the ecology is no longer negligible. Online faxing services are a step in the right direction, but not all businesses are yet aware of this option, and the price for online faxing has to be much lower for… Read More


Online Fax Resources Wiki

Fax Resources Brief History and Evolution of Faxing 3D Fax Biographies of Fax Inventors Fultograph Pantelegraph Teleautograph Fax Scams Black Fax Junk Fax Fax Technology Radiofax (Weatherfax) Device sending radio fax signals around the world using radio waves, still in use for disseminating weather and meteorological data to vessels and places with no phone connection… Read More


Fax Inventors and History of Fax Infographic

Facsimile machines have evolved a great deal since they first came to be, and here are the men who made it happen – inventors, physicians, mathematicians and electrical engineers who made business communication what it is today. To read more on the development processes that facsimile machines went through over the years, visit our article… Read More


article on junk fax spamming

If you’re familiar with the concept of spam mail and fliers being shoved down your mailbox, you’re familiar with junk faxing as well, because it’s the very same concept. What is Junk Faxing? Junk faxing is sending of advertisement messages sent by the telemarketers, a practice that boomed along with the popularity of fax machines… Read More


black fax warning

There is no communication technology that is immune to malicious attacks, and faxing, while severely limiting the would-be attackers, still has several vulnerabilities that can be exploited, and black fax is probably one of the most damaging of all of the fax scams and attacks. What is a Black Fax? Black fax is an attack… Read More


Radiofax (Weatherfax) Device sending radio fax signals around the world using radio waves, still in use for disseminating weather and meteorological data to vessels and places with no phone connection as well as by amateurs. T.38 Standards set by International Telecommunications Union for transmission of fax data through the IP based systems. Group 4 Compression… Read More


Group 4 Compression standard (or G4 compression) is a method of compressing black and white images used in modern fax machines that achieves great levels of compression (a compression ratio of 20:1 is achieved), a standard also used in TIFF type images and in PDF documents. The principle behind this method is vertical description of… Read More


fax demodulator

Fax Demodulator is a small device that can be used to observe and intercept fax signals, whether over a phone line or radiofax signals. The main difference between a fax demodulator and a regular fax machine is the fact that demodulator is not able to modify the signal in any way, it is not able… Read More


fax machine picture

Faxing technologies predate internet, even TV and phone lines – faxing has been around and has changed significantly over the years. Here’s a brief run on how fax machines work looking at the technical side of things. For more general information about fax machines, check out our Fax Machines from Start to Finish guide. How… Read More