universal client

universal client

(1) Software that provides access to all required applications. The Web browser is widely hailed as "the" universal client because all Web browsers available for PC, Mac and Linux desktops are capable of reaching every site on the Web.

(2) An email client (mail program) that can access multiple messaging systems.

(3) A computer or terminal that provides access to all required applications. In this regard, a desktop or laptop is a universal client compared to the hardwired terminals of the past.
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In conjunction with the name change, Stryng is introducing its new product, Stryng In-App, a universal client messaging platform that strings messaging, audio, video, screen-sharing and collaborative moments into one continuous conversation.
Because of this, it is currently concluded that a universal client case conceptualization based on an identified set of universal values is theoretically plausible, even if there is currently no agreement upon what those universal values might be.
Citrix Receiver - Citrix Receiver is a high performance, universal client technology that enables secure, on-demand access to virtual desktops and apps from anywhere, instantly turning your Samsung Tab into a powerful and portable business tool with all of your existing Windows, web and SaaS apps.
FATbit is ranked as one of the top web design companies of India and serves a universal client base.
This brings us closer to our Universal Client vision, where users can securely and efficiently access rich personalized desktop environments, from any device at any time.
The platform elements include a universal client (Adobe Reader, within a browser or by itself), intelligent documents that preserve the best of paper powered by XML standards, and various server-based document services.
In this architectural vision, the Adobe Reader client software - downloaded to more than 700 million desktops since 1993 - becomes a universal client for reading XDP [XML Data Package] documents created from a combination of PDF and XML technologies, that can be made to appear either as PDF or XML files.
3, is a newly enhanced, middleware solution that provides a universal client for ODBC, JDBC, ADO and .
In addition, new mainframe applications--from packages or developed by BNP--have the advantage of this universal client to improve mainframe information access.
Users with Internet access anywhere in the world will now have an opportunity to connect to ProQuest Direct with a universal client.
Thus the user has what appoaches a universal client application - familiar in its appearance and behavior but adaptable to a wide variety of search and retrieval situations.

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