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Definition: HPC

(1) See high-performance computing and Windows HPC Server.

(2) (Home theater PC) See HTPC.

(3) (Handheld PC) A palmtop computer that weighs less than one pound and runs specialized versions of popular applications. Microsoft coined the term for its Windows CE operating system. See Pocket PC.

The Innovative Clio
The Clio was a Windows CE handheld with a unique design. Its SwingTop case became a flat tablet, presentation display or small desktop machine with keyboard. Originally created by Vadem, Ltd., it was acquired in 2003 by The Pinax Group (Image courtesy of The Pinax Group.)