magnitude system

magnitude system

[′mag·nə‚tüd ‚sis·təm]
(astronomy)
A system for designating the relative brightness of stars when photography is used; emulsions of different color sensitivities, used with color filters, permit measurements of starlight of different wavelengths with corresponding determination of magnitude at these wavelengths.
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All objects have been placed on a scale relating to their brightness,or luminosity,known as the magnitude system.
Today the magnitude system is based on photometry, and it seems a little confusing that a higher magnitude number means a dimmer object, but that is the custom.
The MAGNITUDE system is the only networked storage solution designed from the ground up to include a virtualized storage architecture.
XIOtech MAGNITUDE System is the First SAN to Incorporate Seagate's Latest
Our AutoScript and WebWatch tools were developed upon request from some of our largest customers who have chosen to implement our MAGNITUDE system for critical 24/7 operations," said Richard Blaschke, executive vice president of marketing at XIOtech.
As part of XIOtech's Enterprise Solutions Program, the HBA High-Availability package has been fully tested for interoperability and approved for use with the MAGNITUDE system in XIOtech's Enterprise Solutions Lab.
The MAGNITUDE system is the only networked storage foundation designed from the ground up to include a virtualized storage architecture.
IDT's IP co-processor products, coupled with an NPU or classifier, provide an order of magnitude system performance improvement over stand-alone NPU solutions.
Throughout this process all of the capability of the Orders of Magnitude system is available, including:
The new receiver is part of the Magnitude System, a product line of GI's NextLevel Satellite Data Networks Group which is a major manufacturer of MPEG-2/DVB television broadcasting systems for satellite, cable and terrestrial applications worldwide.
The Magnitude system is compliant with both the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG-2) standards, which govern the digital processing and transmission of audio and video information, and the Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) standards, which define the broadcasting of digital video and audio signals.
Food and Drug Administration to market its new Anesthetic Agent Identification Module for use inside the MRI room as part of the 3150/3155 Magnitude system.