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small form factor

Equipment that is smaller than other products in the same category. For example, a mini PC is a small-form factor (SFF) device. See form factor and mini PC.
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Design engineers in the embedded market are developing increasingly complex designs within small form factors," said Erik Salo, AMD's director of marketing for the Personal Connectivity Solutions Group.
AMD believes growth and availability of systems in the small form factor market can be accelerated with a mechanical interoperability standard that offers a similar business model and economics to what currently exists with ATX-based systems today.
The current interface for small form factor is CF+, a 50-pin interconnect that features parallel ATA in a confined space.
The C8051F360 Small Form Factor MCU family is available now with pricing beginning at $2.
We chose to use Lenovo's ThinkCentre small form factor desktops because of their size, reliability and ease-of-use.
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced development of DTX, an open standard specification designed by AMD to enable the broad adoption of small form factor PCs.
Dataquest believes that the new generation of small form factor PCs will be instrumental in making this happen.
As the only company with a single-chip, all-CMOS solution for WiMedia Ultra Wideband applications, the addition of WCSP to Staccato's portfolio further positions Staccato as the supplier of choice for mobile and portable products that demand a small form factor in combination with low cost and power.
The new CIS chip provides a small form factor and high picture quality.
a leading designer and manufacturer of optical transceivers and components, today announced that the company successfully demonstrated 1310 nanometer (nm) vertical cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) transceivers in a 10 gigabit Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP+) design for the IEEE 802.
Toshiba, the industry leader in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), maintained global market share leadership for all HDDs shipped to consumer electronics (CE) devices in the third quarter of 2006 and remained at the top of overall mobile HDD shipments for the fifth consecutive quarter, according to the most recent storage industry report from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
Integrated MEMS gyroscopes have the potential to increasingly penetrate handheld products in the coming years because of their cost effectiveness, versatility, accuracy and small form factor," said Peter Adrian, senior analyst at Frost & Sullivan, a Foster City, Calif.

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