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terminal

a COMPUTER input/output device linked to the computer, usually comprising a KEYBOARD and VDU (visual display unit). MAINFRAME and MINICOMPUTERS are usually capable of serving several terminals simultaneously.
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In the 1960's the mainframe computer, with its dumb terminals, was the only productive computing system available.
The first phase will involve replacing the dumb terminals.
Historically, academic computing depended on a DEC VAX computer and dumb terminals individually wired to it with RS232 cables," says Lynn Goodhue, Smith's director of systems and network services, information systems division.
TeleVideo's TeleCLIENT(TM) TC7000 offers the most cost effective and flexible alternative to desktop PCs and dumb terminals," said Philip Hwang, TeleVideo Chairman and CEO.
Less than 15% of these smaller banks expect to be using dumb terminals in 2000 (compared to 43% currently) and less than 10% expect to be using sub-Pentium PCs (16% currently) in the year 2000.
This system allows 100 separate users, such as dumb terminals and/or PCs, to operate from a single standard PC without networking.
IVANS was created by the industry to provide a `one-to-many' network environment which gave our customers options beyond the proprietary dumb terminals that agents had been using to communicate with insurers.
Tenders are invited for Prs Dumb Terminals With Keyboard As Per Attached Annexure- A2 In One Page .
Tenders are invited for Uts Dumb Terminals With Keyboards As Per Technical Specification Attached.
Limited Tenders are invited for Amc Of Dumb Terminals
Tenders are invited for Lcd Dumb Terminals With Keyboards Specification Enclosed As Per Annexure-A