proprietary specification

proprietary specification

A specification which describes a product, material, assembly, or piece of equipment by its trade name and model number, rather than by a performance specification; sometimes includes the names of one or more manufacturers who may produce a product acceptable to the owner and/or his or her design professional.
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Certain other products might present issues related to market requirements, including items with a very narrow or proprietary specification. Traditional means of negotiating would be favored in both of these instances.
Broadcom's new BCM2004 Bluetooth radio is the next-generation of the BCM2002, which is currently the industry's most widely used radio based on QUALCOMM's proprietary specification for Bluetooth enabled handsets.
This is a proprietary specification tool to use expanded polystyrene building and construction products.
Under the NDA, the test results, proprietary specifications, and supplier's identity will be withheld in order protect both parties' commercial interests.
BRC contracts their parts to proprietary specifications. Ongoing quality assessment ensures parts remain up to spec.
The district court agreed, holding that Domino's was required to provide the franchisees with its proprietary specifications for the PULSE hardware and software, and that they were entitled to acquire hardware and software meeting the specifications from any source.
The vendors' goal is not to create a captive audience via proprietary specifications but to respond optimally to a need and therefore open their solutions to facilitate their integration into information systems.
XML didn't come from nowhere; it emerged from SGML (standardized general markup language), a standard which itself derived from successful proprietary specifications. Build your thing first.
Proprietary specifications are giving way to standardized solutions, especially on the high end where the robot will have a full computer on board or off-board, connected via Wi-Fi or 3G to a PC or the network cloud.
Proprietary specifications are considered the most restrictive in this category.
Several other manufacturers also came out with their own proprietary specifications.