Tag Archives: minitel

F Like France, possibly by Marylene Delbourg-Delphis. Minitel graphics with custom characters (DRCS) on a Honeywell Videotex System. Published here in 1988.

Gretel was a Minitel service that was hacked and transformed into one of the earliest chat services around 1982. Video here.

Snapsots from Minitel Rose, the xexy part of the French proto-internet system Minitel. Courtesy of @ViewdataUK and @1010101.

Reabracadabra, an animated Minitel piece by Eduardo Kac from 1985. It was recently restored and Rhizome is now showing it online in Net Art Anthologies. Accompanied by a text by Goto80.

Minitel action. Photo by Kevin Driscoll.

Telecartes – phone cards for Minitel.

via Minitel Research Lab

Minitel live webcam stream by the Minitel Research Lab, 2011.


Minitel character set. Photo by Kevin Driscoll.

EDTA (1986-1996) Minitel Micro servers for Amstrad, via

Arduino-connected Minitel by SoranneFr, 2010.