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dumb terminal

n.
A terminal that has no internal microprocessor and thus no processing power independent of its host computer.

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In terms of the host application interface, block data terminal types such as 3270 and 5250 are usually better suited than VT100 serial terminal types.
One of the most useful features of Lynx is that it works with ASCII terminals using VT100 emulation, as well as any terminal emulation package such as Kermit.
With a computer, a modem set at N-8-1, and ANSI or VT100 terminal emulation set at N-8-1, attorneys can access the bulletin board by dialing (202) 337-4509 or (202) 342-9243.
The ASCII interface runs on a terminal or PC with software emulating a VT100 Terminal.
The Indian Tablet Market has been evolving since the introduction of the Android based 7 Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Olive Pad VT100 in October 2010.
In addition, the VT100 mobile/desktop client product supports Android, iOS, and Windows systems, and allows users to communicate freely at any time anywhere.
The 9135G is an intelligent fiber-optic edge device used at the customer premises to terminate Gigabit Ethernet service that fully supports in-band SNMP network management and out-of-band management for VT100 and SLIP via individual terminal and modem ports.
In addition to the Linux console mode, CRT provides VT100, VT102, VT220, ANSI, and SCO ANSI emulation's.
We have summarized these results (Figure 4) for two program suites from ETH's Oberon software distribution: the Net Package includes a Web browser, a Telnet application with VT100 emulation, an email program based on POP/SMTP, an Internet News readers, and applications supporting the gopher, finger, and ftp protocols.
The VPS 7500 with VT100 terminal emulation simulates a Digital VAX terminal; applications were limited only by the capabilities of the student information system.