Short for Single Sided Single Layer DVD.
Short for Simple Symmetrical Transmission Protocol, SSTP is an application-layer protocol designed to allow two programs to engage in bi-directional, asynchronous communication. It supports multiple application endpoints over a single network connection between peer nodes and enables efficient utilization of communication resources. [Source: Groove Networks ]
- Shielded Twisted Pair
Often abbreviated STP, a type of copper telephone wiring in which each of the two copper wires that are twisted together are coated with an insulating coating that functions as a ground for the wires. The extra covering in shielded twisted pair wiring protects the transmission line from electromagnetic interference leaking into or out of […]
Short for the Small Business Technology Transfer program, a federal program that awards research and development funds to small businesses that partner with non-profit research institutions to encourage them to jointly explore their technological potential and innovate new technologies that will be made commercially available to the public. STTR is similar to the SBIR program […]
Acronym for Simple Traversal of UDP (User Datagram Protocol) through NAT (Network Address Translation). STUN is is a protocol for assisting devices behind a NAT firewall or router with their packet routing. STUN allows applications to discover the presence and types of NATs and firewalls between them and the public Internet. It provides applications with […]
- ST-506 interface
An old standard interface for connecting hard disk drives to PCs. Newer standards, such as enhanced IDE and SCSI, support faster data transfer rates. ST-506 is sometimes referred to as MFM, which is the most prevalent encoding scheme used on ST-506 disk drives. ST-506 also supports the RLL encoding format.