Re: Internet NC arrives disguised as a Phone
Rohit Khare (email@example.com)
Thu, 4 Apr 96 04:15:28 -0500
Hmm -- turns out the real trick is the 286 at the client end. You don't speak
HTTP over the tel. line, you speak a compressed remote-windows protocol (like
X) that allows them to run Netscape, etc on Pentia at the server end and just
use the 16 bit client processor to do the drawing and image management.
Presto, the disk space, cache management all gets rolled up into the montly
Citrix's product is discussed in http://www.transphone.com/press2.html
PS. Just think of the potential of Internet Phone software on this beast --
it'll be like a digital LCD watch faking an analog display!