peripheral equipment


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peripheral equipment

[pə′rif·ə·rəl i′kwip·mənt]
(computer science)
Equipment that works in conjunction with a computer but is not part of the computer itself.
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An extensive analysis of the Global Computer Peripheral Equipment market strategy of the leading companies in the precision of import/export consumption, supply and demand figures, cost, price, revenue and gross margins.
Next, consider the adequate use of peripheral equipment as a tool to improve the control in the entire productive process and, finally, have we made the most of the cycle time?
2393 Teller Rd Ste 104, Newbury Park, 91320: GSA for Computer and peripheral equipment (NAICS 421430) $359,000
Teac Corp., a personal computer peripheral equipment maker, said Friday its group net profit in fiscal 2000 which ended March 31 plunged 68.7% to 757 million yen, suffering from large losses in selling bills and appraisal losses on such things as golf membership rights.
Including molds and dies manufacture, peripheral equipment and flexographic printing machinery, the total turnover for 2000 should reach a record level of about EUR 6 billion.
Lucent Technologies' Microelectronic Group has unveiled a Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 single-chip transceiver solution for peripheral equipment.
Based on an average annual growth rate of about 4% per annum, Jamaica's imports of computers and peripheral equipment are estimated to be about US$70 million in 2000.
Additionally, because the need for a separate sand cooler and peripheral equipment is eliminated, this process provides economic benefits.
Because of the rapid fall in the relative price of computers and peripheral equipment, that periodic updating of weights is too infrequent to provide reliable estimates of current changes in output, capacity, and capacity utilization.
The bulletin provides that instate repair services performed by independent contractors under an unrelated manufacturer's warranty create nexus for out-of-state sellers of computer and peripheral equipment. The bulletin represents an industry-specific nexus position for 26 states, only one of which (Alabama) announced it would apply the bulletin's nexus position prospectively.
Accountants continue to play technology catch-up - upgrading to more powerful computers and software, adding more peripheral equipment and, most important, using this high-tech gear to work more efficiently and effectively.
A case in point: ITEL, a flourishing financial services firm in the 1970s, developed a prime market niche in financing computer peripheral equipment, namely, memory and disk drives.

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