Video-text

videotex

[vid-ee-oh-teks]
noun
an electronic information transmission and retrieval technology enabling interactive communication, for such purposes as data acquisition and dissemination and electronic banking and shopping, between typically large and diverse computer databases and users of home or office display terminals connected to telephone or cable-television lines, or through use of broadcast television signals.
Also, videotext, video-text [vid-ee-oh-tekst] .
Compare teletext, viewdata.


Origin:
1975–80; video + tex(t)

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Videotex (ˈvɪdɪəʊˌtɛks)
 
n
trademark Teletext See also Viewdata an information system that displays information from a distant computer on a television screen

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