TTY

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TTY may refer to:

Communications and technology[edit]

  • Teleprinter or teletypewriter (TTY), an electromechanical typewriter paired with a communication channel
    • Sometimes used more generally for any type of computer terminal
    • Sometimes used for a virtual console, typically accessed by CTRL+ALT+F# and identified as tty1, tty2, tty3, etc.
  • Another name for a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), a teleprinter designed for persons with hearing or speech difficulties
  • tty (Unix), a command found in Unix-like operating systems

Other uses[edit]