expansion board

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expansion board

[ik′span·shən ‚bȯrd]
(computer science)
A printed circuit board that can be plugged into a computer to provide it with additional peripherals or enhancements, such as increased memory or communications facilities.
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SSL and Intelligent Traffic Delivery Products tracks server peripheral cards and dedicated SSL appliances with and without FIPS, and layer 4-7 switches and load balancers with and without SSL.
The 4Q02 bright spots are server peripheral cards with FIPS, revenue for which increased 76% over 3Q02, and dedicated SSL appliances with FIPS, which increased 40%, both driven by US government regulations," said Neil Osipuk, lead analyst of the report.
1 compliant peripheral card that can capture full motion video and audio and store it on a computer's hard drive in the popular Microsoft AVI video file format User selectable compression and decompression standards (H.
This extensive on-board I/O potentially reduces the number of additional peripheral cards needed to implement a fully functional subsystem.
Thus, users can transfer their systems into the serial world comparatively easily without having to take existing CompactPCIA peripheral cards out of service.
Since its inception in 1992, the PCI bus has become the I/O backbone of nearly every computing platform, and is the primary interface for desktop computers and peripheral cards.
which is a portable Compact-PCI (cPCI) enclosure with a 15-inch, high brightness TFT screen, keyboard and six 6U high slots for the system boards and/or application specific peripheral cards.
And with 15 expansion slots that can be populated with virtually any combination of peripheral cards, a Celeron or dual Pentium III based System 4 offers a powerful, cost-effective solution that's tough to match.
Using the 3M cable assemblies, industry standard PCIe peripheral cards can be placed in virtually any orientation within a system chassis.
Today's PCs are rapidly becoming heterogeneous multi-core computing environments with various PC peripheral cards having their own CPUs.
It also addresses emerging embedded PCI Express applications, including PC peripheral cards, video and image processing equipment and networking equipment.
The EBC-855-G is a full-featured SBC with a variety of on-board peripherals which eliminate the need for additional standard I/O peripheral cards.

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