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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Built with standard interfaces, the new controller reduces design times by seamlessly connecting to industry standard Gigabit Ethernet PHY devices, network processor units or custom high layer processing devices.
The RS4100C's robust packaging, high port density, standard interfaces, and programmability make it ideal for designers of high-density, high-availability voice and data processing systems who require E1/T1 connectivity and telco quality," said Ned Viands, product manager for technical OEM products at Ariel Corp.

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