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PERIPHERALS [1 record]

Record 1 1985-04-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Peripheral Equipment
  • Life Cycle (Informatics)
DEF

Devices (such as printers, OCR readers, and communications) which may be configured with word processing systems as options, extending their capabilities. More sophisticated systems can frequently share a peripheral between multiple stations, making the use of a high-speed printer or other expensive piece of equipment cost-effective.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Périphériques (Informatique)
  • Cycle de vie (Informatique)
CONT

La multipériphérie. [...] On voit qu'il est ainsi possible de connecter à un terminal de télétraitement intelligent tous les types de périphériques que l'on ne trouvait, dans un passé encore récent, qu'au niveau d'un centre de calcul.

Spanish

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