NETPC


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NETPCNetwork Personal Computer
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But unlike the NetPC, the Windows terminal does not come with a full Internet browser.
Microsoft and Intel said they would finalize the basic design of their NetPC machines by the end of the year.
The company builds an affordable and simple computing platform called NetPC, based on inexpensive cell-phone chips, that removes thousands of rupees from the cost of regular PCs and also significantly reduces the complexity.
When the NetPC failed to take hold, Microsoft came up with another approach using its Windows Terminal Server and WinFrame NT multiuser technology from Citrix Systems of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
For the full text, see "Microsoft and Intel Launch NetPC with Industry Leaders" at http://www.
When Sun Microsystems announced the Network Computer (NC), Microsoft countered with the NetPC, then later endorsed the Windows Terminal or True Thin Client developed by Citrix Systems.