device that simultaneously transmits and receives both audio and video signals over telephone lines. Such a device consists of a telephone; a display unit with a television picture tube, camera tube, and loudspeaker; a control unit with a microphone; and associated circuitry.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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