dumb terminal


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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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Known as a portable dumb terminal, it consists of three 17.
A PC or dumb terminal can be interconnected to the driver via an RS232C communications port to program distance traveled and operating speed.
A client can be many things: a PC (or a dumb terminal without a hard disk) on a local area network (LAN); a PC at a remote location connected to the home office via some sort of communication circuit (point-to-point, dial-up or the Internet); a remote PC using an internet service provider (ISP) such as America Online or Mindspring; or even a PalmPilot.
Only this time you can run Windows-based graphical programs remotely on a dumb terminal (now called thin clients) using thin client/server networks such as Citrix or Windows Terminal Server.
A Network Computer terminal or NC is similar to a mainframe dumb terminal.
When we talk about a network computer, a lot of people say, 'That's a dumb terminal.
Essentially, a terminal emulation program lets an intelligent microcomputer become a dumb terminal.
When used in this way, the VTLS-IW would act as a dumb terminal rather than a workstation.
Equipped with a bar code wedge, which emulates key strokes, this dumb terminal transports all the data in real-time to the company's AS/400.
Then any dumb terminal can be configured to communicate with any similar terminal on the network.