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proprietary standards

Specifications for hardware or software that are controlled by one company. When a proprietary standard such as Windows is widely used, it becomes a "de facto" standard even though it is not governed by a standards organization. Contrast with open standards. See closed system.
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The bench uses proprietary standard accessories and allows for easy attachment of the company's Drawer Units 26, 35, 38 and 45 using standard drawer mounting brackets.
The backplane is suitable for use in harsh military applications when it is coupled with proprietary standard or customized ATR rugged enclosures that feature convection, conduction or air-over conduction cooling solutions and full mesh backplane support.
District Court in Philadelphia, Graham alleged that Haughey and USI MidAtlantic "knowingly and willfully" copied and used two proprietary standard documents without Graham's authorization.
OFDM parameters can be changed for analyzing signals according to a proprietary standard under development.
So a proprietary standard is essentially a closed standard, which is no standard at all.
MIS and IS managers should not purchase Web servers that will lock them into a proprietary standard.
The company offers OEMs custom solutions based on more than 1000 proprietary standard catalog pumps with more than 40,000 active configurations.
However, the problems Faced by Mercedes when it switched navigation system suppliers acted as a wake up call for those automakers still pursuing a proprietary standard.
WiPower, being developed by Qualcomm, is a proprietary standard that facilitates inductive charging technology.
The four proprietary standard substances can be used to certify or verify density and refractive index instruments or combined measurement systems.
For applications where temperature set points remain relatively static, Model 9006 with the proprietary standard controller is recommended.