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character based

The use of fixed-width alphanumeric text characters, which were common in early computer terminals and personal computers. Contrast with today's graphical user interface (see GUI). See character cell, text based and ASCII.
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specialises in Chinese character based language enabling technologies and Internet related products and services.
The core of Zi Technology (formerly Ziran Technology) allows people, literate in Chinese character based languages, to use technology in their own language by providing a Chinese character input system that is simple to learn and easy to use.
CRiSP v5 is available in native X-Windows, Windows and Character based environments on the following platforms: Sun Solaris (Sparc, Intel), HP/UX, IBM-RS6000, SGI, DEC (Alpha, Ultrix), Linux, LynxOS, CRAY, DataGeneral, SCO UNIX, Unixware, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows 3.
CAPS will debut two entertainment titles for the Sony PlayStation: Extreme Dreams, a 3-D, character based, rocketboard racing adventure and Sirens, a 3-D action adventure nightmare.
To the best of the Corporation's knowledge, there does not exist today a software product which facilities easy accessibility by Internet users to the character based Asian languages.