(ē´gres traf´ik) (n.) Network traffic that begins inside of a network and proceeds through its routers to a destination somewhere outside of the network. For example, an e-mail message that is considered egress traffic will travel from a user��s workstation and pass through the enterprise��s LANrouters before it is delivered to the Internet to travel to its final destination.
Compare with ingress traffic.
- electromagnetic spectrum
Abbreviated as EM, and also called just spectrum or electromagnetic radiation spectrum, electromagnetic spectrum refers to the complete range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation. The electromagnetic spectrum includes the following different types of of radiation (from lowest energy to highest): radio, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, X-rays and gamma-rays. See RF for a list of radio […]
- electronic book
An electronic version of a book. Types of e-book products available include the Rocket eBook, from Nuvomedia (www.nuvomedia.com) and the SoftBook from SoftBook Press (www.softbook.com). Both are small computers — the size of a paperback and a legal notepad — with backlighted screens that allow a user to read, save, highlight, bookmark, and annotate text. […]
- electronic discovery
Electronic discovery, or e-discovery, is a type of cyber forensics (also referred to as computer or digital forensics) and describes the process by where law enforcement can obtain, secure, search and process any electronic data for use as evidence in a legal proceeding or investigation. Electronic discovery may be limited to a single computer or […]
- electronic goods
Same as digital goods.
- electronic image stabilization
Abbreviated as EIS, electronic image stabilization uses electronic processing to control image stability. If the device sensors detect camera shake, EIS responds by slightly moving the image so that it remains in the same place on the CCD. Electronic image stabilization may result in a decrease in picture resolution. Contrast with optical image stabilization (OIS).