ERIC Number: ED255204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Videotex--A Thousand and One Applications. Videotex in General.
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa (Ontario).
This promotional brochure, one of 10 in a series on videotex, explains applications of videotex and the North American Presentation Level Protocol Syntax (NAPLPS) standard system (known as Telidon in Canada) for creating, storing, and transmitting text and color graphics information on a television screen or computer terminal. The specific projects that are described include Canadian applications of videotex to advertise products and services, provide shop-at-home and bank-at-home services, provide pilots with up-to-date weather information, administer driver training tests, keep farmers updated on commodities, give stock reports, create trade show displays, transmit medical information, store a music industry database, inform communities about bus schedules, provide training and educational programs, deliver electronic classified ads, and play games. For each project, a contact name and address is included for additional information. (LMM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of External Affairs, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers: Canada; Telidon System
Note: For related documents, see IR 011 573-575. Color graphics may not reproduce well.