noun Date: circa 1950 a telephone equipped for transmission of video as well as audio signals so that users can see each other

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • videophone — vid‧e‧o‧phone [ˈvɪdiəʊfəʊn ǁ oʊfoʊn] noun [countable] OFFICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS a type of telephone that has a screen, so that you can see the person you are talking to: • a videophone call * * * videophone UK US /ˈvɪdiəʊfəʊn/ noun [C]… …   Financial and business terms

  • videophone — ► NOUN ▪ a telephone device transmitting and receiving a visual image as well as sound …   English terms dictionary

  • videophone — [vid′ē ō fōn΄] n. [ VIDEO + (TELE)PHONE] a telephone combined with a television receiver and transmitter …   English World dictionary

  • videophone — /vid ee oh fohn /, n. a telephone that incorporates both voice and video capabilities. Cf. Picturephone. [1950 55; VIDEO + (TELE)PHONE] * * * ▪ telephone Introduction also called  video telephone        device that simultaneously transmits and… …   Universalium

  • Videophone — A videophone, also known by the trademarked name Picturephone , is a telephone which is capable of both audio and video duplex transmission. It differs from videoconferencing in that it expects to serve individuals, not groups.Early historyIn… …   Wikipedia

  • vidéophone — visiophone [ vizjɔfɔn ] n. m. • v. 1970; de visio(n) et phone ♦ Techn. Téléphone équipé d un écran de télévision permettant aux correspondants de se voir. On a dit vidéophone . vidéophone [videɔfɔn] n. m. ÉTYM. 1955; de vidé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • videophone — UK [ˈvɪdɪəʊˌfəʊn] / US [ˈvɪdɪoʊˌfoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms videophone : singular videophone plural videophones a telephone with a screen and camera that allows you to see the person who you are talking to …   English dictionary

  • videophone — [[t]vɪ̱dioʊfoʊn[/t]] videophones also video phone N COUNT A videophone is a telephone which has a camera and screen so that people who are using the phone can see and hear each other …   English dictionary

  • videophone — vaizdo telefonas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Telefonas su vaizdo įranga. Turi vaizdo kamerą ir monitorių. Persiunčia garsą ir vaizdą. atitikmenys: angl. videophone ryšiai: sinonimas – videotelefonas …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • Videophone — Videotelefonie bzw. Videotelefon bezeichnet: im Allgemeinen ein System zur Videokonferenz ein anderer Begriff für Bildtelefonie, siehe Bildtelefon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”