An information retrieval service of the 1970s and 1980s permitting subscribers to access a remote database and receive requested data on a video display.
Viewdata is a Videotex implementation. It is a type of information retrieval service in which a subscriber can access a remote database via a common carrier channel, request data and receive requested data on a video display over a separate channel. Samuel Fedida was credited as inventor of the system. Fedida had the idea for Viewdata in 1968. The first prototype became operational in 1974. The access, request and reception are usually via common carrier broadcast channels. This is in contrast with teletext.
The numerical value of viewdata in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of viewdata in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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