interactive terminal

interactive terminal

[¦in·tə¦rak·tiv ′ter·mən·əl]
(computer science)
A computer terminal designed for two-way communication between operator and computer.
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Nearly 90 percent of travelers value interactive terminal maps on kiosks that show their current location and provide detailed information on items like nearby restaurants, walking times and directions to terminals.
In the 'Archaeology and cultural heritage' section, CNR presents the virtual reconstruction of the Regolini-Galassi Etruscan tomb (ITABC-CNR) and the portal to the Virtual Museum of Iraq (IBAM-CNR), as well as an interactive terminal dedicated to archaeological expeditions outside Italy carried out by the Italian Foreign Ministry.
Key features include Healthy Living advisors, Derm consultants, a Health Feature Wall highlighting the most common health states, the Healthy Living advisor station, the Rexall Healthy Living patient interactive terminal, and the Derm Centre skin care area.
The stream-lined Opti-Line II interactive terminal system from RITTAL LTD is supplied as an empty container or fitted with a 15 in or 17 in touch screen, TFT monitor, PC, keyboard, printer, webcam, coin checker and active sound system.
He recalls his own computing experiences, such as his first e-mail and the first time he used an interactive terminal. He borrows from Douglas Adams' reaction to using a Macintosh and MacPaint as "'that kind of roaring, tingling, floating sensation....in the blink of an eye ...all the teletypes and dumb terminals and character-based displays ...
The DVB-RCS channel emulator system (CES) is used to simulate the RF channel path between a satellite interactive terminal or return channel satellite terminal and the satellite hub station.
NCR Corp has released its Retail Self-Service Solution, which includes a range of NCR applications and the NCR 7401 Retail Self-Service interactive terminal.
When a job is finished, the operator places the scanner in an interactive terminal. Equipped with a bar code wedge, which emulates key strokes, this dumb terminal transports all the data in real-time to the company's AS/400.
A key feature of these stores is the Rexall Healthy Living Interactive Terminal driven by Apple technology.
So this board can be applied in Ads, self-service terminals, entertainment machine and interactive terminal system.
The station's interactive terminal, the only one in subassembly, allows the operator to identify the lot with a bar code then ask the system to monitor production tolerances for those specific items.
The interactive terminal is a good example of how a piece of computer hardware passes data to a modem.

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