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NCJ Number: 39346 Find in a Library
Title: MOBILE INFORMATION TERMINALS USED BY THE BELGIAN GENDARMERIE
Journal: REVUE DE LA GENDARMERIE  Volume:16  Issue:66  Dated:(FOURTH QUARTER, 1976)  Pages:8-13
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Revue de la Gendarmerie
Belgium
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Revue de la Gendarmerie
1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: Belgium
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE OPERATION OF THIS POLICE MOBILE RADIO SYSTEM IN WHICH A CATHODE RAY TUBE (CRT) TERMINAL AND KEYBOARD ARE CONNECTED WITH A CENTRAL MINICOMPUTER VIA A TRANSMITTER-RECEIVER HAVING A RANGE OF 25 KILOMETERS.
Abstract: COMPARISONS OF THIS MOBILE TERMINAL, THE FIRST OF ITS KIND TO BE IMPLEMENTED IN EUROPE, TO CONVENTIONAL FIXED TERMINAL SYSTEMS REVEAL THAT IT HANDLES FIELD INQUIRIES IN LESS THAN HALF THE TIME, TYING UP THE SYSTEM FOR ONE-TWENTIETH THE AMOUNG OF TIME PER INQUIRY AND REDUCING WAITING TIMES AND CHANGES FOR ERROR. --IN FRENCH...ELW
Index Term(s): Belgium; Computer aided operations; Computer Terminals; Digital communications; Minicomputer systems; Mobile radio equipment; Police cars; Vehicle equipment
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