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file format

The structure of a computer file. There are hundreds of different formats for data (databases, text, images, video, etc.). Software files are in the format of the hardware they run in (x86, POWER, ARM, etc.) and the operating system it runs under (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.). Each format defines how the sequence of bits and bytes are laid out, with the text file being the simplest (see ASCII file). See native format, foreign format, graphics formats, record layout, codec examples and extension.
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The improved data file format provides a standardized and consistent presentation of lot distribution information that can be automatically transferred and validated against CBER's Regulatory Management system, which tracks licensed CBER products and manufacturers.
1) ab1 files are data files belonging to the Applied Biosystems Genetic Analysis data file format, and are specific to DNA sequencing.
As part of the adoption process, the project team must select the data file format as well as the information that will be collected.
The devices are fully compatible with Company's free cloud-based WebStorage Service and utilize the RTR-500 Series data file format for seamless integration with Company's wireless networks.
These devices are fully compatible with the company's free cloud based WebStorage Service and utilize the RTR-500 Series data file format for seamless integration with TandD's wireless networks.
With Encryptics, any data file format can be sent with confidence worldwide as a secure.
In addition, this bridge installs with eight sample maps that illustrate how to map to and from the Epicor Vantage data file format within the context of real-world EDI business scenarios.
WIRE(TM) shares a common W-2 and 1099 data file format that can be used for federal and state e-filing services, a platform also provided by Nelco.
As part of this initiative, Applied Biosystems said it will provide life scientists and independent software vendors (ISVs) open access to its genetic analysis data file format and a data file converter to facilitate the development of next generation bioinformatics applications that can advance productivity and data sharing on Applied Biosystems' industry leading genetic analyzers and real-time PCR sequence detection systems.
Offers a new high speed data file format to collect large data files at full speed.
The applications in this milestone release are united by a common seismic data file format with common file management utilities.
The emergency agencies, which are registered to receive such information, immediately receive the event file, and import it into any one of a number of system applications that support the standard data file format (e.