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General Keyboard Translator Adapter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068452D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Kuhar, E [+details]

Abstract

An adapter allows one universal keyboard translator to service multipl e keyboard button configurations. Keyboard devices are currently becoming a primary source 'user interface' input to computerized data systems, especially when combined with output devices such as CRT displays, typewriters, or printers. However, due to diversified requirements of the computerized systems, the associated keyboard button arrangements also differ depending on such criteria as the nationalments of a particular country or the particular local application of the system.