Prestel - the title was an amalgam of 'press telephone' - was the brand name for the Post ce's Viewdata
technology, launched in 1979.
Prestel - the name was an amalgam of 'press telephone' - was the brand name for the Post Office's Viewdata
technology developed during the late 1970s and launched in 1979.
There has been a change in what the customer wants to find out in a brochure, they want more information and what to do, but I believe the brochure is still the place and retail agents need the tools, A number of travel agents were linked up to ViewData
and needed that tool so we supported that, but the situation is changing so we have to re-assess that.
Compare, for example, the very different concerns and ideas of Kleinrock (2010), who was working in America in network and computing research and was a key participant in the development of ARPANET, and Feldman (2011), who was working in television engineering and had a background in computer sales and marketing, and was a leader in deploying early teletext systems such as Viewdata
What name was given to the viewdata
system developed by British Telecom?
In that article, Kenneth Edwards, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Alabama, took FUTURIST readers on a tour of Britain's Viewdata
system, a scheme whereby information could be transmitted by teletext from a BBC editor's office directly to viewers' televisions at home.
JAMES MARTIN, VIEWDATA
AND THE INFORMATION SOCIETY (1982).
The results coincide excellently with those of the database of Viewdata
of Factsage 5.
CU made its first arrangement with a consumer online service in 1978 to include information from Consumer Reports magazine on the Viewtron service of Viewdata
She was told that the seats were on a Unijet flight and Unijet were refusing to honour the tickets, claiming the price had been a mistake on their Viewdata
Thus, for example, in viewdata
systems, the kind of information and the way it is presented offers the consumer a picture of the world constructed by the information providers and the designers of the technology.
Designed to provide travel agents with fast and easy access to holiday information and booking services via a dedicated extranet, the new system replaces Telewest's current Fastrak viewdata
service with an enhanced version, Fastrak 2000.