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scrolling

[′skrōl·iŋ]
(computer science)
The continuous movement of information either vertically or horizontally on a video screen.

scrolling

(chat, games)
To flood a chat room or Internet game with text or macros in an attempt to annoy the occupants. This can often cause the chat room to be "uninhabitable" due to the "noise" created by the scroller. Compare spam.
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Synaptics' engineered solutions for device manufacturers include: TouchPad(TM) the industry standard notebook navigation device; MobileTouch(TM), a customizable scrolling, input and navigation solution for mobile handsets; TouchRing(TM), a one dimensional scrolling solution for MP3 devices; and QuickStroke(R), a proprietary Chinese handwriting recognition software.
Utilizing the company's patented Force Sensing Resister(R) (FSR) technology, MicroNav interface solutions enable circular menu scrolling, 360 degree "mouse" navigation and pressure switch sensing for handheld consumer electronics including mobile phones, MP3 players, remote controls and more.
China Media1 has focused on providing its clients superior advertising locations based on viewership, exclusivity, and uniqueness through the use of its illuminated scrolling poster signs.
China Media1 has focused on providing its clients superior advertising locations based on viewership, exclusivity and uniqueness through the use of its illuminated scrolling poster signs throughout its locations.
A touch-sensitive, solid-state scrolling panel gives notebook PC users the full complement of horizontal and vertical scrolling abilities, but without a physical scroll wheel.
The solid-state scrolling panel keeps the face of the mouse flat and makes it easy to pack.
With its new solid state 4-Way Scroll Panel, Logitech has redefined the scrolling experience by removing the traditional scroll wheel.
Because it contains no moving parts, the solid-state scrolling panel contributes to the mouse's durability during travel.
ThunderHawk eliminates excessive scrolling and slow data transmission speeds that plague other mobile browsers.
Open Television has nationwide clients for ActionView scrolling billboards to serve their existing national advertisers.
The Tilt Wheel Plus Cruise Control(TM) on the keyboard combines a scroll wheel with both vertical and horizontal scrolling ability and cruise control buttons for efficient vertical scrolling.
We unveiled our first ActionView scrolling sign at the annual Chamber of Commerce Fall Trade Show and literally stopped people in their tracks with this unique product.