thin client

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A ‘stripped’ personal computer designed specifically to be a client in a client/server network—which holds minimal software and data locally, and obtains software and data as needed from servers

thin client

A computer linked to others within a network that does not have its own disc drive and relies heavily for its function on a central server.
See: fat client
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Shadow Interface for Enterprise Applications includes a robust feature set to assist organizations wanting to re-use 3270, terminal based applications.
Shadow Interface for Enterprise Applications includes a robust feature set to assist organisations wanting to re-use 3270, terminal based applications.
With the Abanco Plug-in there are no settlement issues because our solution is host-based not terminal based.
He added, "This is especially critical in our target markets of health care, retail and manufacturing where users demand robust recognition of their handwriting and want to take their existing terminal based applications directly to their patient's bedside or onto the retail or factory floor.
The Citrix Devon bundle includes Citrix Access Essentials, IBM eServer hardware and the Devon 8010C thin client terminal based on Microsoft's leading Windows XP Embedded operating system.
MIAMI & SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France -- Peerio to Be Incorporated into Commoca's Open Touch Color Touch-Screen IP Terminal Based on Texas Instruments Chipsets
This includes Internet Payment Gateway (iPG) which provides merchants using electronic commerce with a cost-effective and robust way to securely process payment cards and ACH transactions through the Internet in real-time, and iSwipe which reduces costs by processing swipe (card present) transactions through the internet, in addition to terminal based hardware and software POS solutions.
a leading provider of Thin Client solutions for server-based systems, has broadened its product offering with a new wireless-capable, Thin Client terminal based on Microsoft's embedded Windows(R) CE .
a leading provider of Thin Client solutions for the server-based systems market, is now delivering in quantity a new Thin Client terminal based on Microsoft's embedded operating system, Windows(R) CE .