Information Appliance


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Information Appliance

(hardware)
(IA) A consumer device that performs only a few targeted tasks and is controlled by a simple touch-screen interface or push buttons on the device's enclosure.

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Each information appliance addresses a unique set of constraints: different target audience, different tasks, different methods of navigation, different methods to enter and retrieve information, different conceptual models, and so on.
Silicon Image's Sil 141 PanelLink receiver has been combined into Sun Microsystems' Sun Ray 150, a flat panel version of Sun's information appliances.

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