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. Both can download books from a Web site, such as barnesandnoble.com (although the Rocket eBook requires another PC).
- 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).
- electronic paper
Invented by Xerox at Xerox PARC, electronic paper (also known as epaper) is made from a display technology called gyricon. A gyricon sheet is a thin piece of transparent plastic that contains millions of small beads. Each bead–half white half black–is contained in an oil-filled cavity and is free to rotate within its cavity. Epaper […]
- electronic publishing
Publishing information in an electronic form. This includes publishing CD-ROMs as well as making information available through online services.