ERIC Number: ED092070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Video Telephone; Impact of a New Era in Telecommunications. A Preliminary Technology Assessment.
Dickson, Edward M.; Bowers, Raymond
This technological assessment of the video telephone discusses in some detail the basic principles of video telephony, the many forms of video telephones, as well as competing and complementing technologies. The development of related and supporting technologies and the institutional and regulatory setting of the medium are also reviewed. The impact of video telephones on society is discussed in terms of human response, organizations, transportation, energy and environment, medical applications, education, economic considerations, law, and international relations. (WCM/JY)
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, State of the Art Reviews, Telecommunications, Telephone Communications Industry, Telephone Communications Systems, Video Equipment
Praeger Publishers, 111 Fourth Avenue, New York, New York 10003 ($11.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. RANN Program.
Authoring Institution: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Program on Science, Technology, and Society.