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Teletext was

a communication system that delivered text and graphic messages sequentially in one direction over a television broadcast signal or cable, which were then received by a display terminal, like a television set. The receiving terminal exhibited the message on the display screen, and could store or delete the message after viewing.
videography in which information is broadcast utilizing the means of transmission used for normal television broadcasting and the desired part of this information may be selected by any user having suitable equipment.[1]

Overview Edit

Similar systems that could receive as well as send messages (e.g., home banking or shopping) were known as videotex.

References Edit

  1. IEC, "Electropedia" (full-text).

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