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free space

a region that has no gravitational and electromagnetic fields: used as an absolute standard

free space

[¦frē ′spās]
(physics)
A region of space in which there are no particles of matter and no electromagnetic or gravitational fields other than those whose behavior is under consideration.

free space

Unused clusters on a hard disk. See cluster and slack space.
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The interviews were conducted with various key people such as C-level (60%), director level (25%), and other executives (15%) operating in the global visible light communication and free space optics market.
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The report also covers the market for technologies such as SONET, Ethernet, CWDM, Free Space Optics, Digital Loop Carriers and ATM.
But if the only available space is broken into pieces, the system will have no alternative but to fragment the files so they fit in the numerous chunks of available free space.
With that integration into a major carrier network, Terabeam signaled that its free space optics equipment and services are now available to telecommunications carriers worldwide.
4 million contract to deliver wireless air and ground optical terminals for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Free Space Optical Experimental Network Experiment (FOENEX) program.
Dominion understands the Court's decision to mean that companies in the free space optics arena cannot deploy point-to-multipoint free space optics networks within the scope of the '923 patent claims without first taking a license from Dominion or running afoul of the patent laws.
net), a provider of technology for ultra-high security over optical communication networks, disclosed today the recent completion of a first-of-its-kind quantum encryption test over free space optical (FSO) links for the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) located in Rome, New York, with funding provided by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Va.
Free space fragmentation refers to free (unallocated) space on a disk that is broken up into segments and scattered across a disk.
AlphaPoint Technology, a leading software development and services firm, continues to revolutionize the ITAM Software sector with advanced modules that allow for the immediate and instantaneous Install-Move-Add-Change (IMAC) functionality to include, Free Space Tracking and Reserve Space capabilities.
New software applications like Fast Track, Thin Import and Free Space Recovery help eliminate disk drives from the data centre, effectively reducing total cost of ownership and energy consumption for mid-sized enterprises.