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Portable General Purpose Intelligent Console

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045188D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hallerman, M Quanstrom, JL Trombly, RR [+details]

Abstract

A small portable hand-held intelligent console is provided for use in testing and servicing digital computers, computer peripheral devices and other digital data processing equipment. The intelligence is provided by a microprocessor located in the console unit, and the console unit is adapted to be connected to the input/output (I/O) bus of a digital computer.