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read/write

(1) Refers to a device that can both input and output or transmit and receive.

(2) Refers to a file that can be updated and erased. If a shared file is given read/write access, it can be changed by someone else on the network. See share.
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Matt Boudjouk, product manager for TURCK explains that the addition of the Q80L800 HF read/write head broadens the company s RFID portfolio and offers clients with a better solution in terms of enhanced performance and ability to read tags at a higher rate whenever the tags are mounted in a variety of locations.
This coating's purpose is to provide lubrication in case there is brief contact between the read/write head and the storage medium.
Engineered for high-performance cellular and wireless applications, the Am29BDS640G features AMD's Flexible Bank architecture and award-winning Simultaneous Read/Write operation.
AIT read/write heads differ from older designs in a number of respects, particularly in the proprietary material used to construct the head, the design of the head profile, and the manufacturing technology developed to produce it.
17-micron flash memory process, the device offers a selectable x16/x32 data bus and features AMD's award winning simultaneous read/write architecture.
Drexler Technology Corporation (Nasdaq:DRXR) has received a $100,000 order for 10,000 LaserCard optical memory cards plus read/write devices and fingerprint biometric sensors to be used by an eastern Mediterranean government for import duty collection and the approval, certification, and licensing of the importation of chemical products used by consumers.
5 cm (1 in) read/write range without breaking the esthetic design of cell phones and PDA's.