Astrotrope

noun
A mount that allows a telescope to accurately follow the motion of the night sky.
Origin
Formed from ástron (a celestial body) and trópos (a turn).
Source
The Crucible of Time

Musculator

noun
A creature that contracts its body when one end is in fresh water and the other in salt water, bred for use as a pump or motor.
Source
The Crucible of Time

Beemee

noun
A device for transmitting the sensorium.
Origin
Phonetic transcription of “be me”.
Source
The Fractal Prince

Calcker

noun informal
A computer.
Origin
Corruption of ‘calculator’.
Source
Wish Upon a Star

Vibrometer

noun
An instrument that can interweave, differentiate, coordinate or completely counteract vibrations of any source or nature whatsoever!
Source
The Vibrometer

Parautilitarian

noun
An individual granted paranatural abilities by an Object of Power.
Origin
Formed from pará (beyond) and ‘utilitarian’ (relating to utility).
Source
Control

Voxware

noun
A hardware/software device that synthesises speech.
Origin
Formed from vox (voice) and the suffix ‘-ware’.
Source
Embassytown

Chronopathic

adjective
Able to distort time.
Origin
Formed from khrónos (time) and the suffix -pathic (abnormality).
Source
The Crime and the Glory of Commander Suzdal

Ansible

noun
A device that allows instantaneous communication over any distance.
Origin
Contraction of ‘answerable’.
Source
Rocannon’s World

Psychopraxiscope

noun
A device purported to offer instantaneous viewing of any subject’s thoughts.
Source
Great Breakthroughs in Darkness

Parestisomach

noun
A portable device for capturing likenesses.
Origin
Derived from parēre (visible), estis (“they are”), and māchina (machine).
Source
The Witcher 3: Blood And Wine

Xenovox

noun
A portable device for sending and receiving voice communications over long distances.
Origin
Derived from ksenos (foreign) and vox (voice).
Source
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt