Short for ODRights Language, a standard for expressing content rights metadata. ODRL is a digital rights data model with an XML-based specification language to be used in content distribution services, including the expression of terms and conditions over any content including permissions, constraints, obligations, conditions, and offers and agreements with rightsholders.
ODRL is a competing technology with XrML. ODRL has no licensing requirements and is meant in the spirit of open source.
Acronym for on-die termination. ODT improves signal integrity of the memory channel, enabling more efficient system operation and lower overall system cost. DDR2-SDRAM memory chips support on-die termination; allowing some motherboard ODT components to be integrated into the memory itself.
- Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
OEM (pronounced as separate letters) is short for original equipment manufacturer, which is a misleading term used to describe a company that has a special relationship with computer and IT producers. OEMs are manufacturers who resell another company’s product under their own name and branding. OEM is Similar to VAR While an OEM is similar […]
- OEM cartridge
In inkjet printing, an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) cartridge refers to the ink cartridge that comes with an inkjet printer, or replacement cartridges that are manufactured by the original manufacturer of your printer.
- OEM unbundling
Often called OEM piracy or just unbundling, OEM unbundling is a type of software piracy that occurs when OEM-packaged software is separated from the hardware it originally came bundled with, at the OEM or retail level of sale. The software is clearly marked, usually with the phrase “For Distribution with New PC Hardware Only”, and […]
(pronounced as separate letters) Short for Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing, an FDM modulation technique for transmitting large amounts of digital data over a radio wave. OFDM works by splitting the radio signal into multiple smaller sub-signals that are then transmitted simultaneously at different frequencies to the receiver. OFDM reduces the amount of crosstalk in signal […]