Short for electronic magazine, the name for a web site that is modeled after a print magazine. Some e-zines are simply electronic versions of existing print magazines, whereas others exist only in their digital format. Most e-zines are advertiser-supported but a few charge a subscription.
- early adopter
The name give to individual consumers or organizations who tend to buy and use new products and technologies as soon as they become available from manufacturers. This group of consumers may also be referred to as innovators, and are frequently a target audience for research early on in a product’s development cycle.
- earth station
The earth-based communications station providing the communication link to a communications satellite. The earth station itself is usually an antenna that includes a low-noise amplifier, a down-converter, as well as an electronics receiver. The antenna itself can vary in size from at little at 3 to 30 meters, depending on its usage. May also be […]
- Easter Egg (hidden software messages)
A secret message or screen buried in an application. Typically, easter eggs are used to display the credits for the development team or to display a humorous message. To see an easter egg, you need to know a special procedure or sequence of keystrokes. Microsoft Easter Eggs For example, follow these instructions to see a […]
Short for electronic business Extensible Markup Language, a modular suite of specifications for standardizing XML globally in order to facilitate trade between organizations regardless of size. The specification gives businesses a standard method to exchange XML-based business messages, conduct trading relationships, communicate data in common terms and define and register business processes.
In satellite communications, an echo refers to an unwanted refection of a signal to its originator.