On a digital SLR camera, an AF (auto-focus) Servo refers to the capability of the camera to continuously focus on a moving subject. When using the camera, you would normally press the shutter button to a halfway point, allow the camera’s auto-focus to engage, then press the shutter button all the way down to capture the subject.
Short for Accelerated Graphics Port, an interface specification developed by Intel Corporation. AGP is based on PCI, but is designed especially for the throughput demands of 3-D graphics. Rather than using the PCI bus for graphics data, AGP introduces a dedicated point-to-point channel so that the graphics controller can directly access main memory. The AGP […]
- AGP Pro
AGP Pro is an extension to the AGP interface specification that meets the needs of advanced workstation graphics. This specification is designed to provide additional electrical power to the graphics add-in cards. The AGP Pro definition includes an extended connector, thermal envelope, mechanical specifications for cards, I/O brackets, and motherboard layout requirements.
Acronym for Average Hold Time Average Hold Time, or AHT, refers to the average length of time between the moment a caller finishes dialing and the moment the call is answered or terminated. The formula for measuring AHT is the total call time divided by the amount of calls. To achieve a realistic AHT figure, […]
(pronounced as separate letters) Short for automatic identification and data capture, or collection, a generic term for the process of capturing or collecting data via automatic means (i.e., without the use of a keyboard), such as RFID, bar code scanning, biometrics, smart cards, OCR or magnetic strips, and subsequently storing that data in a microprocessor-controlled […]
Short for Audio Interchange File Format, a common format for storing and transmitting sampled sound. The format was developed by Apple Computer and is the standard audio format for Macintosh computers. It is also used by Silicon Graphics Incorporated (SGI). AIFF files generally end with a .AIF or .IEF extension. The AIFF format does not […]