Abbreviated as ATE, in the electronic manufacturing industry, automatic test equipment refers to any automated device that can be used to test printed circuit boards, integrated circuits, and electronic components.
- autonomic computing
(â´´t&-nom´ik k&m-pū´t-ing) (n.) A type of computing model in which the system is self-healing, self-configured, self-protected and self-managed. Designed to mimic the human body’s nervous system-in that the autonomic nervous system acts and reacts to stimuli independent of the individual’s conscious input-an autonomic computing environment functions with a high level of artificial intelligence while remaining […]
An e-mail utility that automatically replies to an e-mail message with a prewritten response when that e-mail comes into a specific e-mail or Internet address. Autoresponders are used by individuals and also by Web sites that need to respond to user comments automatically. For example, an individual may use an autoresponder feature of e-mail to […]
A feature supported by many applications in which the program automatically saves data files at predetermined intervals. This is an important feature because it reduces the amount of work you would lose if your system crashed. Usually, you can specify how often you want the application to save data.
A feature found in many network cards that that support both Ethernet and Fast Ethernet. The feature enables the network card to to automatically detect and support the speed of a a local network by querying other network cards and switches to determine what the network speed and duplex state should be. Autosensing is also […]
Refers to a monitor’s ability to automatically adjust the raster (the rectangular area being displayed) depending on the resolution of signals being received. For each different resolution (e.g., VGA, SVGA, etc.) the monitor needs to readjust the raster so that it fits within the physical dimensions of the display screen and maintains the aspect ratio […]