standby time


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standby time

[′stand¦bī ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time during which two or more computers are tied together and available to answer inquiries or process intermittent actions on stored data.
The elapsed time between inquiries when the equipment is operating on an inquiry application.
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Some applications require the hardware to operate for long periods of time, while other applications require a short operation time and a long standby time. As different as the end applications may be, most portable systems can be simplified to a core set of functions: a sensor to collect data, a microprocessor with application specific software to analyze the data, memory to store the software and data, and a data connection to access the results.
PUT a stop to energy wasted on standby time with the Ecotech Standby Saver Vision Socket.
Features: The Storm features a 3.25-inch diagonal touchscreen, onboard navigation, a 3.2-megapixel camera and video recorder, voice input and output, Bluetooth compatibility, GPS and BlackBerry Maps, 1 gigabyte onboard memory, 3G access, Wi-Fi, and a battery with six hours of talk time and 15 days of standby time. A number of speech-enabled applications, both free and for a fee, are available through BlackBerry App World.
The TS-850i includes a speakerphone and eight hours talk time or 240 hours standby time per charge, with a range up to 1,000 feet outside and 150 feet inside.
Offering the ability to add upto 480 minutes of standby time and 60 minutes of talktime, the Juice Bar is available for a range of mobiles.
The Nokia 6267 has up to six and a half hours of talk time and up to 12.5 days of standby time. It is expected to retail at EUR240, before taxes and subsidies.
The new member states until now have been spared from European judgements on standby time. This is no longer the case.
Easy answer/hang up and volume buttons with up to 800 hours of standby time and 15 hours of talk time.
It has a continuous talk time of 200 minutes and a continuous standby time of 280 hours.
Weighing just over three ounces and measuring 3.7x1.8x.9 inches, the phone provides up to 220 hours of standby time and 300 minutes of talk time using a lithium-ion battery.