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Glossary of Terms

The Intermec glossary provides definitions of technical terms used to describe systems, devices, solutions and applications within the Automated Data Capture Industry.

key mark/trigger
A code bit that tells the scanner when the code is in position to be read.
keyboard equivalent
The keycode representing the key pressed that is sent by the keyboard to the workstation. The reader has a table of ASCII characters that correspond to the keys on the keyboard. When an ASCII character is scanned, the reader transmits the keycode to the workstation.
keyed connection
A detachable connection that is restricted in how it is positioned on a pin.
keypad buffer
An area of memory that saves a limited number of operator keystrokes.
keypad clicker
A feature that makes the terminal or reader produce an audible click every time you press a key. This feature can be enabled or disabled with the Keypad Clicker configuration command.