standard interface


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standard interface

[′stan·dərd ′in·tər‚fās]
(computer science)
A joining place of two systems or subsystems that has a previously agreed-upon form, so that two systems may be readily connected together.
In particular, a system of uniform circuits and input/output channels connecting the central processing unit of a computer with various units of peripheral equipment.
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The standard interface vehicle supports a variety of experimental and risk reduction payloads at various low-Earth orbits.
The adapter cards support PCI-express host bus interface and are based on the 10GBASE-T (IEEE 802.3an) standard interface for 10-gigabit transmission over Category 6 or Category 7 copper cabling.
Simply by connecting their policy system to the service through a standard interface, a company can produce notices and other letters without needing to stay on top of each state's requirements.
The new Pick-up-Stacker is equipped with a standard interface to the Pack-Matic is the latest development in the range of stackers coming from Mould & Matic.
By leveraging systems and networks already in place and ensuring that a standard interface is used across all communication devices, vehicle-to-vehicle communication can be seen as a natural progression in an increasingly integrated transportation network.
The SnapN connector quick-lock series is compatible with N connectors including SnapN jacks (female) and can be mated with N plugs (male) with standard interface. The quick-lock coupling mechanism engagement force is approximately 30 N.
The proceedings of the July 2005 conference reports advances in network-based application components with a services-oriented architecture that use standard interface description languages and uniform communication protocols.
While USB is a standard interface used in many consumer devices, it was designed to connect electronics peripheraLs to a single computer.
The unit's standard interface enables data exchange with a library's ILS within milliseconds.
ANSI has taken this new storage protocol into the T10 committee, which deals mainly with the small computer standard interface (SCSI)--the most widely used interface for connecting storage devices--and the OSD specification is now in its eighth revision.
It uses a Hitachi/Samsung compatible standard interface and protocol introduced by LCD displays.
Intel, Hitachi, Marvell Semiconductor, Seagate, and Toshiba America are working together to define a standard interface for storage in wireless handhelds and other portable devices.

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