Videotex vs Minitel - What's the difference?

videotex | minitel |


As nouns the difference between videotex and minitel

is that videotex is teletext while minitel is minitel.

videotex

Alternative forms

* videotext

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any of various early information retrieval services, such as viewdata and Teletext systems, that delivered pages of computerized text to users on request.
  • * 1980 , IEEE Computer Society, Computer?
  • A variety of extensions of this basic videotex terminal can be foreseen.
  • * 1984 , The Radio and Electronic Engineer?
  • In this paper, the development of a microprocessor based system for converting videotex pages to synthetic speech in real time, for the benefit of blind people, is described.

    minitel

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A French videotex service utilising the telephone network, popular before and alongside the World Wide Web.
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