Short for Multipoint Microwave Distribution System, also know as Multi-channel Multi-point Distribution System and wireless cable, is another wireless broadband technology for Internet Access.
MMDS channels come in 6 MHz chunks and run on frequencies licensed exclusively by the Federal Communications Commission.
MMDS is a line-of-sight service (see Fresnel Zone definition), so it won’t work well around mountains, but it will work in rural areas, where copper lines are not available.
Definition Prefix: M
Short for massively multiplayer online role-playing game it is a type of game genre. MMORPGs are online role-playing multiplayer games which allow thousands of gamers to play in the game’s evolving virtual world at the same time via the Internet.
Short for Multimedia Message Service.
Short for memory management unit, the hardware component that manages virtual memory systems. Typically, the MMU is part of the CPU, though in some designs it is a separate chip. The MMU includes a small amount of memory that holds a table matching virtual addresses to physical addresses. This table is called the Translation Look-aside […]
Short for Multimedia Extensions, a set of 57 multimedia instructions built into Intel microprocessors and other x86-compatible microprocessors. MMX-enabled microprocessors can handle many common multimedia operations, such as digital signal processing (DSP), that are normally handled by a separate sound or video card. However, only software especially written to call MMX instructions — so-called MMX-enabled […]