Short for International Standard Works Code, an internationally recognized reference number for the identification of musical works. The code that is applied to a musical work is permanent and stays with the work even when it is transferred across national borders. An ISWC begins with the letter “T”, followed by a nine-digit unique number (from 00000001 to 999999999), and an additional check digit at the end.
The ISWC is an ISO-approved standard. The International ISWC Agency, which is appointed by ISO, is responsible for the overall ISWC system maintenance and administration.
Short for Interim Standard 95, IS-95 is a version of CDMA specified by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and is used by digital cellular networks in North America, Korea and Japan. It uses frequency ranges around 800MHz and 1900MHz and can be upgraded to the CDMA2000 standard. IS-95 is also called cdmaOne.
Intermediate System-Intermediate System is an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) hierarchical routing protocol where IS routers exchange routing information based on a single metric to determine network topology. IS-IS is often used in IP networks.
- IT (Information Technology)
IT is short for Information Technology and is pronounced as separate letters. IT (information technology) is the broad subject concerned with all aspects of managing and processing information, especially within a large organization or company. IT is generally not used in reference to personal or home computing and networking. IT: More Than Computers and Networks […]
Short for IT Infrastructure Library, an infrastructure library developed in the UK. ITIL is a widely accepted approach to IT service management in the world. ITIL provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally. It is supported by a comprehensive qualifications scheme, accredited training organizations, and implementation and […]
Short for Federal Intelligent Transportation Systems, it is a broad range of wireless and wired communications-based information and electronics technologies that are integrated into transportation system and in vehicles themselves. ITS is made up of 16 types of technology based systems. These systems are divided into intelligent infrastructure systems and intelligent vehicle systems. The ITS […]