Videotex and teletext in the business/consumer marketplace

Larry T. Pfister
1983 Proceedings of the May 16-19, 1983, national computer conference on - AFIPS '83  
The impact of interactive television in the marketplace will change our perception of the home television set from that of an entertainment medium to that of an informational mechanism at both the consumer and business levels. A review of the development of videotex and teletext in the United States and abroad highlights significant contributions of the various technologies shaping this rapidly evolving industry. As reflected by the rapid growth of the U.S. Videotex Industry Association, the
more » ... ential of videotex is being tracked by a broad spectrum of interested parties-from the individual PC user to the corporate board at AT&T. The videotex revolution will profoundly change our lifestyles and will bring instant informationon-demand into our homes and offices.
doi:10.1145/1500676.1500741 dblp:conf/afips/Pfister83 fatcat:dqm5vsv5tfdljejveg3zfgkj5i