feature set


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feature set

A group of functions (capabilities, capacities, etc.). When a vendor says "the feature set for the next version of our software is frozen," it means all enhancements and new capabilities have been determined and planned for development.

The term is sometimes used in a communication session in the initial setup stage. For example, "negotiating or establishing the feature set" means determining the capabilities of the receiving device in order to set the highest speed, best compression method or other characteristics of the transmission. See scope creep.
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Progeny Debian provides an enhanced feature set that includes easy graphical installation, hardware detection support, and improved configuration and management tools.
NEW YORK -- Heartbeat Software, a leading provider of presentation management and CRM software, today announced the development and release date of Heartbeat Data Driver, a web services API and enhanced feature set built to connect content in presentations and proposals to external data sources.
The SCSI feature set also incorporate a number of high-end features to improve performance and reliability in multi-user, multi-threaded servers that maximize the transfer of data between the host memory and the controller, and maximize the efficiency of the drive head across the media.
With an exclusive feature set including support for 8-layer multi-texturing, Z32, and ConstantStencil, KYRO II delivers performance and image quality that sets new standards in PC games.
WebTrends out-scored all other web analytics vendors for its top ranking in market suitability, which was based on product pricing, critical feature set, standard feature set and product support cost.
SANYO selected the MSM5200 solution based on collaboration between SANYO and QCT, QCT's proven track record and the chip's rich feature set, which includes the Wireless Internet Launchpad suite of advanced technologies and software.
The REX PRO has a limited feature set and, unlike the Palm products, is not programmable.
The market for mobile business demands a broader feature set with increased functionality to support a growing set of communications and operational applications to connect the field with the central office in real time," said Anthony Davis, president/CEO and CTO of MP2 Solutions.
Leveraging its innovative Isolated Magnetic Dipole(TM) (IMD) technology, Ethertronics continues to expand its market presence with a full lineup of embedded antenna products which allow manufacturers to integrate an ever-expanding feature set into their devices while continuing to shrink the overall size of mobile handsets and other mobile devices.
New Feature Set Helps Service Providers Tap Into "Multi-Billion Dollar" Small Business Market Selling Hosted VoIP Services
In order to get an affordable product on the market as early as possible, it is likely that most designers will opt for a basic feature set.

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