Buddy PC

Buddy PC

A plug-in card that makes a second PC from an existing one from Corporate Impact Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia (www.corporateimpact.ns.ca). Vega Technologies of Emeryville, California originally made this product.
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With the new Buddy PC from Vega Technologies, all you need is a second monitor, keyboard and mouse, plus the easy-to-install Buddy system.
Designed for small businesses, families, schools, libraries and similar settings, the Buddy PC utilizes new "concurrency" technology that takes advantage of the super-computing power of today's PCs and the multitasking capabilities of Windows 95/98/NT.
Each Buddy PC station can be located up to 50 feet away from the home or office's primary PC, allowing additional users to be situated at adjacent desks or in offices or bedrooms down the hall.
There are a number of home networking products on the market that allow multiple PCs to be connected to each other for resource-sharing, but Buddy PC is the first and only system that completely eliminates the need to buy a second PC," said Bill Berdux, Vega's vice president of sales and marketing.
Each Buddy PC kit consists of Vega's concurrency software, a VGA card that plugs into the primary PC, a 15-foot cable, and a mouse-sized connector box for attaching the extra monitor, keyboard and mouse.