videotext


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videotext

a means of providing a written or graphical representation of computerized information on a television screen

videotext

[¦vid·ē·ō′tekst]
(communications)
A computer communication service which uses information from a database, and which allows the user, equipped with a limited computer terminal, to interact with the service in selecting information to be displayed, so as to provide electronic mail, teleshopping, financial services, calculation services, and such.
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Push out videotext messages before a storm or hurricane hits to remind your clients about how they can reduce the potential of damage to their properties.
"Videotext: Global Progress and Comparative Policies." Journal of Communication 38.1 (1988): 50-59.
Last year, they cracked a bank's security codes through a nationwide videotext network called Bildschirm-text just to show they could do it.
Cuando aparecieron las redes telematicas anteriores a Internet, es decir los videotext (Ibertext, Ibercom, Minitel) y los Bolletin Board System (BBS), fueron aprovechados por iniciativas pioneras de educacion a distancia, disenandose entornos muy parecidos a los actuales.
Some examples of auxiliary aids include qualified interpreters, note-takers, computer-aided transcription services, written materials, telephone handset amplifiers, assistive listening systems, telephones compatible with hearing aids, closed caption decoders, open and closed captioning, telecommunications devices for deaf persons (TDD's), videotext displays, and exchange of written notes.
The impact of usage experience on technology adoption has also been studied in various applications such as videotext (LaRose and Atkin, 1992), internet purchases (George, 2002) and mobile commerce (Yang, 2005).
Son and McCombs (1993) revisited PRC under the circumstances of restless media market with the entrance of pay cable, VCRs, videodisc players, and videotext, especially the first two successful media.
Should a patient not agree that written notes are sufficient, other alternatives can be offered: computer transcription, assisted listening devices, videotext displays (often available in hospitals), and telecommunication devices such as TTY and TDD.
The technological cluster concept has been used by several researchers to explain the adoption of videotext (LaRose and Atkin, 1992), E-commerce (Eastin, 2002) and M-shopping (Yang, 2005).
In July of the same year, Jerome Ellig of Citizens for a Sound Economy worried that regulatory hurdles were slowing the spread of videotext services into homes.
Programme makers at production company VideoText Communications say the footage will not be used and no decision had been made on whether to film a new jousting tournament for the programme.
This supplemental videotext program teaches upper elementary students core science concepts.