Information Appliance


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Information Appliance

(hardware)
(IA) A consumer device that performs only a few targeted tasks and is controlled by a simple touch-screen interface or push buttons on the device's enclosure.

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Each information appliance addresses a unique set of constraints: different target audience, different tasks, different methods of navigation, different methods to enter and retrieve information, different conceptual models, and so on.
Silicon Image's Sil 141 PanelLink receiver has been combined into Sun Microsystems' Sun Ray 150, a flat panel version of Sun's information appliances.
XManage Server Edition[TM] and XManage Information Appliance Edition[TM] are the first in a series of pre-integrated and standards-based offerings that deliver commonly-used management functionality so that server and network appliance manufacturers can bring specialized and manageable products to market in record time.
The Information Appliance forecast methodology is very similar to the
PocketMac for BlackBerry is easy to install and allows users to synchronize email, contacts, calendar, tasks and notes with popular Mac applications," said Terence Goggin, CTO of Information Appliance Associates.
3 helping organizations to use their Cisco IP Phone 7960 and Cisco IP Phone 7940 telephones as information appliances.
Ramp-up time will be in concert with ramping computing, information appliance, broadband and telecom markets that Intersil's Endura(TM) power ICs support.
0 was developed for OEMs and ODMs that want to offer advanced information appliances that take full advantage of HTML, JavaScript, PersonalJava, Macromedia Flash, and other Internet technologies.
Mobile information appliances are expected to have increased functionality and to take many new innovative forms.
Gatespace will demonstrate one example of the bundled platform this week in the National-sponsored Information Appliance Pavilion at Comdex Fall 2001 in Las Vegas.
These forward-looking statements include statements regarding: the functionality and benefits expected to be provided by Marimba's Device/Appliance Management solution, including allowing device and information appliance vendors to reduce time to market, transparently and efficiently deliver and install software updates, extend the life of their device and information appliance products, and reduce support costs.
Research firm IDC forecasts that the value of information appliance shipments will soar from $7 billion in 2000 to more than $44 billion in 2005.

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