simultaneous shipment

simultaneous shipment

(programming)
(simship) The release of international, localised versions of software at the same time, or within a short period of time of the original release.

Major software publishers can release as many as 30 different localised versions within a month or two of the original version. These products may have thousands of pages of documentation.
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Further, the demand for software localization continues to grow as developers push for simultaneous shipment and faster time to market.
How to master simultaneous shipment ("Sim Ship") or decrease the delta between the domestic launch and availability of international versions of software, documentation, marketing materials and website content
There can be no compromise on an international simultaneous shipment of high quality product," said Fiona Agnew, Vendor Development Manager, Novell International Product Development.
15, 1996--GTE Entertainment announced the simultaneous shipment of PC and Macintosh versions of TIMELAPSE, the breathtaking graphical adventure that explores the alien link between four ancient civilizations and the fabled lost city of Atlantis.
Driven by simultaneous shipments of small-medium, and large-sized LED backlights, Unity's revenues in June is estimated to exceed NT$ 700 million (US$ 23.

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