Prestel British videotex system

Prestel British videotex system

Friday 8/2/2013

prestel; advertising; 1980s; videotex;

How does Prestel works? by Logica / BVT Marketing.

How does Prestel works? by Logica / BVT Marketing.

Monday 5/27/2013

prestel; videotex; 1980s;

Prestel, cover from 1982

Prestel, cover from 1982

Thursday 7/26/2012

advertising; prestel; videotex; viewdata; 1980s;

Prestel capture screens

Thursday 6/14/2012

prestel; videotex; viewdata;

Prestel / Viewdata (1979)

Prestel / Viewdata (1979)

Tuesday 6/5/2012

advertising; prestel; videotex; viewdata; 1970s;

Prestel, screengrabs from 1984
Here you can view the graphics as text.

Prestel; viewdata; 1980s; videotex;

Prestel (abbrev. from press telephone), the brand name for the UK Post Office’s Viewdata technology, was an interactive videotex system developed during the late 1970s and commercially launched in 1979.
Terminal/demonstration at the National Museum of Science & Industry

prestel; videotex; viewdata; 1970s;

A Christmas Carol, the Charles Dickens classic in viewdata graphics (Prestel) made by Dr David Annal, RIP. Check it here!

Friday 5/25/2012

prestel; viewdata; videotex;

An eerie ad for Prestel, which was a videotex service in the UK. A bit like interactive teletext via modem.

Wednesday 3/7/2012

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