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Published by Dept. of Communications in [Ottawa, Ont.] .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Teletext systems.,
  • Information services -- Canada.,
  • Videotex systems -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLe Canada à l"aube du vidéotex.
StatementJohn C. Madden.
LC ClassificationsTK5105 .M334
The Physical Object
Pagination32, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3917102M
LC Control Number81483241

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Part of the EurographicSeminars book series (FOCUS COMPUTER) Videotex is a name used internationally to represent a class of home and business information services which disseminate information or provide for transactional services from public information : C. D. O'Brien, H. G. Bown. Alex was the name of an interactive videotex information service offered by Bell Canada in market research from to and thence to the general public until The Alextel terminal was a contemporary NAPLPS thin client system manufactured by Northern Telecom that was leased to customers for $/month and consisted of a CRT display, attached keyboard, .   Late writer Dave Godfrey created three publishing houses. (now Livres Canada Books) The New Electronics and Social Change, and The Telidon Book: Designing and Using Videotex Systems. Telidon (from the Greek words τῆλε, tele "at a distance" and ἰδών, idon "seeing") was a videotex/teletext service developed by the Canadian Communications Research Centre (CRC) during the late s and supported by commercial enterprises led by Infomart in the early s.

  In Canada videotex has become almost synonymous with the name Telidon, which has been described as a high level, efficient communication code for the creation, storage, and transmission of graphics and text.   Genesis StoryTime debuted in to a small contingent of cable service subscribers in western Canada. The brainchild of Stetski and Doerksen, two Canadian engineers, Genesis StoryTime used a Author: Andrew Egan. Teletext and videotex in North America The Canadian perspective Nicole F. Leduc The author presents basic information on the various videotex and teletext trials scheduled and underway in Canada. She identifies the organizations concerned and their interest in this technology and service by: 1. (10) Videotex In Canada: A Simm ry The absolute number of videotex applications ^ in Canada is second in the >Mrld only to the United States. Educational applications are, higher proportionately,in Canada than in any other country.