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AIM

(1) (AOL Instant Messenger) America Online's instant messaging service, which supports text chat, photo sharing, online gaming and PC to PC voice. An AIM list of Instant Messenger contacts is called a "Buddy List." See instant messaging.

(2) (Application Integration Middleware) An umbrella term for middleware software that ties applications together. See application integration, middleware and PPMW.

(3) (Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility, Warrendale, PA, www.aimglobal.org) The trade association for the automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) industry. Established in 1982 as a product division of the Material Handling Institute (MHI), AIM is involved in setting standards for barcodes, magnetic stripes and RFID technology. See also AIIM.

(4) (Apple IBM Motorola) The alliance of Apple, IBM and Motorola that developed the PowerPC chip. See PowerPC and Apple-IBM alliance.
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Exhibit 2, below, shows the AIMES indicators for 1997 to 1999, aggregated for the entire organization.
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Professor Dennis Kehoe, from AIMES Grid Services, left, with Ian Whissell, from NatWest
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PROVIDING businesses, particularly SMEs, with cost-effective access to next generation computing technologies is the key focus of activity at AIMES.
Friday saw the launch of the AIMES Centre (Advanced Internet Methods and Emergent Systems) in Duke Street.