In video devices, a multisystem is one that is capable of receiving and displaying different video formats. A multisystem TV or VCR for example would be able to display PAL, SECAM, NTSC or any combination. Most multisystem devices also offer dual voltage sources so they can be used almost anywhere in the world.
The ability to execute more than one task at the same time, a task being a program. The terms multitasking and multiprocessing are often used interchangeably, although multiprocessing implies that more than one CPUis involved. In multitasking, only one CPU is involved, but it switches from one program to another so quickly that it gives […]
The ability of an operating system to execute different parts of a program, called threads, simultaneously. The programmer must carefully design the program in such a way that all the threads can run at the same time without interfering with each other.
(MUHN-jing) The act of altering an e-mail address posted on a Web page to make it unreadable to bots and harvesters that crawl the Web for e-mail addresses to include on spam lists. Munging is where the e-mail address is not fully written out but is still understandable to anyone reading the Web page. The […]
- municipal Wi-Fi
Often abbreviated as muni Wi-Fi, municipal Wi-Fi is a city-wide (municipal) wireless network, based mainly on 802.11 networking standards that provide high-speed Internet access within the municipality for free or low cost access when compared to standard broadband access fees. Municipal Wi-Fi networks are a type of wireless mesh network.
In digital television the term must-carry is used to describe the legal obligation of a cable company (the carrier) to carry analog or digital signal broadcasts.