bidirectional interface

bidirectional interface

A peripheral connection with a computer which allows the user to both access information as well as input data and change orders.

This is an primitive term for a component of pre-Cambrian legacy information systems, in which a mainframe computer connected to two types of peripheral computers—dummy terminals, from which data could be obtained but not input, and interactive computers, which allowed I/O.
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Because the implant is a bidirectional interface, it can also be used to send signals in the opposite direction -- from the prosthetic arm to the brain.
Based on a conventional 14-volt coil, BorgWarner's multi-spark ignition coil features a bidirectional interface with an electronic control unit to precisely trigger multiple discharges and recharges within one millisecond to produce spark energy multiple times at short intervals.
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The third model is the Bidirectional Interface, which allows sending and receiving data electronically from an EMR.
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Windows-based software, and a bidirectional interface.
a company that creates interfaces to MEDITECH Hospital Information Systems (HIS), to deploy a bidirectional interface between the IntelliDOT System and the MEDITECH Magic HIS.
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Positive sample ID and elimination of instrument programming are achieved with bidirectional interface and bar-coded primary tube sampling.
Also included is a time-tracking module and bidirectional interface with QuickBooks(R) accounting software, enabling clients to track, record and update case expense information from within their Needles case management program.

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