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videotex

[vid-ee-oh-teks] /ˈvɪd i oʊˌtɛks/
noun
1.
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] /ˈvɪd i oʊˌtɛkst/ (Show IPA)
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Compare teletext, viewdata.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; video + tex(t)
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British Dictionary definitions for videotices

Videotex

/ˈvɪdɪəʊˌtɛks/
noun
1.
trademark an information system that displays information from a distant computer on a television screen See also Teletext, Viewdata
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videotex

any electronic interactive system that delivers information to users via telephone lines to personal computers (PCs) or via cables to terminals. Such a service provides information, usually in text form, about news, education, business, entertainment, shopping, and more. Some also provide message services and graphic and audio information. The term videotex was formerly applied to electronic interactive systems of this type.

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