Originally a specific model of Digital Equipment (DEC) computer terminal. The capabilities (character set, number of columns, etc.) of this terminal became a common standard for terminal emulation software. A successor, the VT102, forms the basis for the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standard terminal. Generic versions of server software on networked host computers often prompt users for terminal type; "vt100" is usually an acceptable response (be sure your communications software is configured to this setting).
Originally, a dedicated terminal built by DEC to interface to mainframes. The VT100 became a standard for terminals, and as a result almost all terminal emulation programs can emulate the VT100. The VT100s make excellent footstools these days and will be outlived only by terminals made long ago by DataMedia that can withstand being dropped out a window without losing a connection.
A common type of terminal for use with mainframe computers. Most communications programs which allow PC's to communicate with mainframe computers allow the PC to emulate a VT-100 terminal.
A terminal-type setting; with this setting a network system assumes you are using a VT100 terminal or a computer program that acts like one.
Originally a type of terminal used by DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation). Now, a widely used terminal standard on the Internet that is often emulated by communications software.
An ASCII terminal manufactured by Digital Equipment Company (DEC). This was a very popular terminal in the 1960s and 1970s for use with Unix and other non-IBM systems. Since almost every computer made could recognize and work with a VT100 terminal, all the terminal emulation products designed to work with non-IBM computers offer a VT100 emulation. It is the de facto "lingua franca" of terminals.
a terminal emulation of a DEC VT100 terminal.
A terminal type that serves as the lowest common denominator and allows access for a wide range of computers to OSCAR and many other systems by emulating this terminal type
A specific type of terminal, most commonly used with Internet services and programs such as Hytelnet, Lynx, and Pine. Many programs work in full-screen mode and need to know the type of terminal they'll be using.
A common type of terminal emulator used commonly on personal computers. When logging into machines, you will sometimes be prompted to enter your terminal type.
Another terminal-emulation system. Supported by many communications program, it is the most common one in use on the Net. VT102 is a newer version.
a popular terminal for connecting to VAX computers, often used as a standard in dial-up BBSes.. See terminal, terminal emulation. Other models in the line included VT101, VT102, and VT104.
A type of terminal emulation required when you open an interactive network connection (telnet) to a UNIX system from your desktop computer.
The part number of a terminal made about 15 years ago by the Digital Equipment Corporation. Many computers on the Internet expect to talk to VT-100-type terminals, and many communications programs can pretend to be (emulate) VT-100 terminals. The VT102 was a cheaper version that for most purposes acted exactly the same.
A popular terminal model (hardware) made by Digital Equipment Corporation, which can be used with many computer systems over the Internet. Some software expects keyboard entry from a vt100 or a system that can emulates (or acts like) a vt100 [| Up to V| Down to Y | Bottom
The VT100 was a video terminal made by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) which became the de facto standard used by terminal emulators. In fact, if one looks up video terminal in the American Heritage Dictionary, Second College Edition, the picture is of a VT100.