(UK, and, Europe) A text-based information retrieval system using television sets with a suitable decoder; developed by the BBC.
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?
* 1984 , The Radio and Electronic Engineer?
- A variety of extensions of this basic videotex terminal can be foreseen.
- 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.