Re: [plug] LTSP POS stability/performance

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Author: gari
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Subject: Re: [plug] LTSP POS stability/performance

some keyboards have a female keyboard port on the side. you will plug
the handheld barcode reader there. think "daisy chain".

same is true with magnetic strip readers/swipers. you attach it to your
ps/2 keyboard port, plug your keyboard on the swiper, walahh, youre hot!
again, think "daisy chain."

AFAIK, these devices speak the "language" of keyboards. the operating
system doesnt even have to know that there is a barcode reader or
swiper.

visit an ACA video shop near you. maybe you can see one in action there.


On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 20:24, Marvin Pascual wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 20:10, Mike Liguit wrote:
> > I've used a bar code reader before, a hand held one. The connection is
> > through the keyboard port. It acts much like a keyboard, only, inputs
> > are from the codes followed by an "enter." It's like entering numbers
> > followed by ENTER. I'm sure it'll work very well.
>
> Yeah, that would be possible though. But what we have here is the
> keyboard should also exist.
>
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