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Definition[]

A portable computer system (PCS) is

[a]ny computer system, including Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) and Portable Computing Devices (PCDs), specifically designed for portability and to be hand carried by an individual.[1]

Overview[]

"Examples include grids, laptops, cellular telephones, two-way pagers, palm-sized computing devices, two-way radios with functions including audio, video, data, recording or playback features, personal digital assistants, palmtops, notebooks, data diaries, and watches with communications software and synchronization hardware."[2]

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