Short for Scalable Vector Graphics, a vector graphics file format that enables two-dimensional images to be displayed in XML pages on the Web. Vector images are created through text-based commands formatted to comply with XML specifications. In contrast to JPEG and GIFimages on the Web, which are bitmapped and always remain a specified size, SVG images are scalable to the size of the viewing window and will adjust in size and resolution according to the window in which it is displayed.
Benefits of SVG include:
smaller files size than regular bitmapped graphicssuch as GIF and JPEG files
resolution independence, so that the image can scaledown or up to fit proportionally into any size display on any type of Web device
text labels and descriptions that can be searched by search engines
ability to link to parts of an image
Short for Super VGA, a set of graphics standards designed to offer greater resolution than VGA. SVGA supports 800 x 600 resolution, or 480,000 pixels. The SVGA standard supports a palette of 16 million colors, but the number of colors that can be displayed simultaneously is limited by the amount of video memory installed in […]
Short for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. SWIFT is the financial industry-owned co-operative supplying secure, standardized messaging services and interface software to 7,800 financial institutions in more than 200 countries. SWIFT’s worldwide community includes banks, broker/dealers and investment managers, as well as their market infrastructures in payments, securities, treasury and trade.
Short for Super Extended Graphics Array, a display specification that is capable of displaying 1280 x 1024 resolution, or approximately 1.3 million pixels.
Short for Silicon Xtal Reflective Display, a liquid crystal display device developed by Sony Corp. for use in projectors. SXRD is designed to achieve a panel contrast of more than 3000:1 with high resolution of full HDTV (1920 x1080) using a silicon backplane.
- System Volume (SYSVOL)
In Microsoft Windows, the System Volume (Sysvol) is a shared directory that stores the server copy of the domain’s public files that must be shared for common access and replication throughout a domain. The term SYSVOL refers to a set of files and folders that reside on the local hard disk of each domain controller […]