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VIEWDATA [2 records]

Record 1 - external organization data 2014-08-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment - ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information Technology Vocabulary
Universal entry(ies)
27.03.04 (2382)
ISO/IEC standard entry number
DEF

service that provides interactive exchange of alphanumeric and graphic information over a telecommunication network; this information is displayed on a screen

OBS

videotex; interactive videography; viewdata: terms and definition standardized by ISO/IEC [ISO/IEC 2382-27:1994].

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir - ISO/CEI JTC 1 Vocabulaire des technologies de l'information
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
27.03.04 (2382)
ISO/IEC standard entry number
DEF

service permettant, au travers d'un réseau de télécommunications, un échange interactif d'informations alphanumériques et graphiques présentées sur un écran

OBS

vidéotex; vidéographie interactive : termes et définition normalisés par l'ISO/CEI [ISO/IEC 2382-27:1994].

Spanish

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Record 2 2011-10-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Internet and Telematics
  • Computer Display Technology
DEF

An interactive system for recovering information designed for [among others] the domestic user.

CONT

To access large-volume information ..., microcomputers will be linked to centralised computer databases. Viewdata systems ... are the first examples of such databases.... In such systems the ordinary television set is adapted to display pages of information retrieved over telecommunication lines to which the television set has been linked by microcircuitry.

OBS

Subscribers can gain access to the information by means of a special terminal or through a television or personal computer connected to a telephone line.

OBS

The system offers, for example, meteorological information, train timetables, or news. In addition, the user can send messages, order products or transfer money.

OBS

Videotext is the generic term for systems which retrieve and display text information on modified televisions: viewdata (e.g. the British Telecom Prestel) is one method. An alternative method is Teletext (e.g. BBC'S Ceefax) in which pages are broadcast on otherwise unused television lines.

OBS

videotex; interactive videography: terms standardized by CSA.

OBS

videotex: term and definition reproduced from the CAPITAL Business Dictionary with the permission of LID Editorial Empresarial.

Key term(s)
  • interactive videotex
  • viewdata system
  • two-way videotex

French

Domaine(s)
  • Internet et télématique
  • Techniques d'affichage (Ordinateurs)
DEF

Vidéographie dans laquelle un réseau de télécommunication assure la transmission des demandes de l'usager et des messages obtenus en réponse.

OBS

Les souscripteurs peuvent accéder à l'information [au moyen d'un] terminal spécial, un écran de télévision ou un ordinateur familial branché au réseau téléphonique. Le système offre, par exemple, l'information météorologique, les horaires de train ou les nouvelles. L'usager peut, par ailleurs, envoyer des messages, effectuer des opérations bancaires ou passer la commande de produits.

OBS

vidéotex; vidéographie interactive : termes normalisés par la CSA.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Internet y telemática
  • Técnicas de visualización (Computadoras)
DEF

Sistema interactivo de recuperación de información diseñado [entre otros] para el usuario doméstico y al que los suscriptores pueden acceder [...] a través de un terminal especial, de un televisor o un PC conectado a la línea telefónica.

OBS

El sistema ofrece, por ejemplo, información meteorológica, horarios de trenes o noticias. Además el usuario puede enviar mensajes, efectuar transferencias bancarias o pedir productos.

OBS

videotexto: término y definición extraídos del CAPITAL Business Dictionary con la autorización de LID Editorial Empresarial.

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