ERIC Number: ED081219
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-May
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A Study of the Technical and Economic Considerations Attendant on the Home Delivery of Instruction and Other Socially Related Services Via Interactive Cable TV. Volume I: Introduction and Interim Summary. Revision I.
Stetten, Kenneth J.; Volk, John L.
This first of a four-volume series of reports summarizes the results of the MITRE Corporation's five years of technical, economic, and operational studies of interactive television. First reviewed are some major accomplishments such as: 1) the development of a new cable television (CATV) system configuration 2) the application for social services delivery of computer operating system software products; 3) the demonstration of interactive television service and of a two-way broadband link; 4) plans for a home/school instructional program; 5) selection of pilot interactive television services; and 6) recommendation for urban interactive television trial sites. Following this, major sections are devoted to discussions of progress in the technology of interactive television, of the economics of operating an interactive cable system, of operational considerations for interactive television, of demonstrations of interactive television, and of plans for the immediate future. (PB)
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mitre Corp., McLean, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia