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videotex Line breaks: video|tex
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪdɪə(ʊ)tɛks/
(also videotextˈvɪdɪə(ʊ)tɛkst)

Definition of videotex in English:


[mass noun]
An electronic information system such as teletext or viewdata.
Example sentences
  • Digitizing the News begins with a description of the historical efforts of newspapers to explore electronic delivery with such technologies as teletext, videotex, fax, and telephone news services.
  • U.S. videotex systems promised news and information that was more timely, more thorough and more personal than printed newspapers, writes Roger Fidler, a pioneer in electronic publishing.
  • ‘The French videotex system Minitel: A successful implementation of a national information echnology infrastructure,’ MIS Quarterly, volume 18, number 1, pp. 1-20.


1970s: from video + text.

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