point-of-origin system

point-of-origin system

[¦pȯint əv ′är·ə·jən ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
A computer system in which data collection occurs at the point where the data are actually created, as in a point-of-sale terminal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.