Videophone rivals race for first place

Geake, Elisabeth
October 1991
New Scientist;10/5/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1789, p24
Reports on the increase in videophones to be shown at Telecom '91 show in Geneva, Switzerland. Announcement by Amstrad and Marconi of videophones for existing phone lines; Japanese videophones need second-generation ISDN lines; Description.


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