A non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the Internet. Through its committees, such as the Internet Advisory Board and the Internet Engineering Task Force, the Internet Society is responsible for developing and approving new Internet standards and protocols.
- Internet desktop
A managed software service optimized for Internet connectivity. It allows users to access their files and desktop applications through the Internet. Internet desktop is a term often used to describe the trend of moving applications and software from the computer desktop to Web sites that users access online with their browser. Also called online desktop […]
- Internet Address
An Internet address uniquely identifies a node on the Internet. Internet address may also refer to the name or IP of a Web site (URL). The term Internet address can also represent someone’s e-mail address.
- Internet game
Internet games are those that require a connection to the Internet to play, and is a type of PC game. Computer games with multiplayer capabilities can be referred to as Internet games, as are online only games which you play in your browser.
- Internet fax
A device that uses IP networks to transport faxes instead of PSTN as its means of transporting a fax document. More specifically, Internet Fax uses e-mail as the transport medium. Internet fax services typically include e-mail to fax (fax from an existing e-mail application), fax to e-mail (receive faxes in your e-mail), and PC to […]
- Internet protocol television
Internet protocol television, or IPTV, uses a two-way digital broadcast signal that is sent through a switched telephone or cable network by way of a broadband connection, along with a set top box programmed with software that can handle viewer requests to access media sources. A television is connected to the set top box that […]