Abbreviated as FIH, Foreign Interface Harness is a port that enables Hewlett-Packard (HP) multifunction printers (MFP) to use third party devices to extend the capabilities of the MFP. Using the FIH with third-party equipment allows you to track information about copies produced on an HP Digital Copy module. Additionally the FIH can also expand the MFP capabilities by adding additional fonts, forms, barcode printing, and other features. To use the FIH you first have to install the FIH software for compatible MFPs.
Short for four character code, FourCC is a sequence of four byte characters that identifies data formats. The the FourCC of a video tells Windows that codec the video contains. FourCC is most commonly associated as the identifier for Microsoft’s AVI format, however FourCC is used by other formats as well. Examples of registered FOURCC […]
- Four Channel Discrete
Four Channel Discrete uses two stereo or four identical amplifiers to produce sound. This system was used in the late 1950’s to early 1960’s and was quite expensive – and the sound reproduction was not suited to LP’s and turntables of the day. Quadraphonic sound lost the battle during this time as another sound reproduction […]
- Frame Relay
A packet-switching protocol for connecting devices on a Wide Area Network (WAN). Frame Relay networks in the U.S. support data transfer rates at T-1 (1.544 Mbps) and T-3 (45 Mbps) speeds. In fact, you can think of Frame Relay as a way of utilizing existing T-1 and T-3 lines owned by a service provider. Most […]
A slang term used to describe a cellular telephone tower that has been camouflaged or disguised to look like a pine tree.
- Fraud over Internet Protocol
FoIP, short for Fraud over Internet Protocol, is the act of taking advantage of VoIP security vulnerabilities to steal network capacity. The term was used after a well-known criminal case where two men tapped into corporate and service provider networks and routed millions of minutes in calls illegally. One of the first uses of the […]