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ProgressivePear found a Viewdata terminal at work.

The keyboard features Alps SKCC (or GI SKCC?) switches.

According to Luc:

You'd connect it to the phone line and to a TV, dial up a server and use a videotex service.

Videotex by the way was one of the earliest implementations of an end-user information system. From the late 1970s to early 2010s, it was used to deliver information (usually pages of text) to a user in computer-like format, typically to be displayed on a television or a dumb terminal.

More pictures: https://imgur.com/a/HqoCYBj

Desthority follow-up: https://deskthority.net/viewtopic.php?p=492521#p492521

Published on Fri 27th Aug 2021. Featured in KBD #41 (source).


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