Definition of videotelephony in English:

videotelephony

noun

  • [mass noun] The transmission of video signals along telephone wires.

    • ‘The ability to zoom the image on a videotelephony display can increase the viewer's ability to see detail, but at the cost of requiring a re-transmission of the newly zoomed image.’
    • ‘Operators should consider launching videotelephony as part of a range of services in an IPTV triple play.’
    • ‘Network operators: gain an insight into how videotelephony and related applications will drive the take-up of fully converged network services’
    • ‘Tim Rubert, vice president of business development, Ridgeway Systems added ‘For 3G service providers, videotelephony is a key differentiator from existing 2.5G services.’’
    • ‘Of course a videotelephony-based service should let the users decide whether they want to accept a communication, and whether they want to be observed or not.’
    • ‘Systematic comparative studies of videotelephony configurations will examine technical and psychological characteristics of broadband communication.’
    • ‘The videotelephony subsystem enables audio and narrow-band videoconferences for alert duty crews at the C & C facility.’
    • ‘In Sweden, we are working with several projects based on videotelephony in the field of speech pathology in the general sense.’

Pronunciation:

videotelephony

/vɪdiəʊtəˈlɛfəni/