A computer system that has been customized for a particular application. The term derives from the idea that the end user can just turn a key and the system is ready to go. Turnkey systems include all the hardware and software necessary for the particular application. They are usually developed by OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) who buy a computer from another company and then add software and devices themselves.
(too-t��r´ē-&l) (n.) An instructional lesson that leads the user through key features and functions of things such as software applications, hardware devices, processes, system designs, and programming languages. The tutorial typically is set up as a series of steps that progress through levels of difficulty and understanding. For this reason, the tutorial is best followed […]
- television aspect ratio
Television aspect ratio refers to the screens width compared to its height. Traditional television aspect ratio is 4×3. For example, a 32-inch traditional television screens would be 25 1/2 inches wide and 19 inches tall. Widescreen aspect ratio is 16×9. A 32-inch widescreen television screen would be 28 inches wide and 19 inches tall. (Adapted […]
To make into or become a unit; consolidate. In computing and technology, the word unified is used to describe two technologies which have been consolidated into one or a streamlined process.
- Unified Communications
Unified communications is a phrase used to describe any communications system, usually a business system, that encompasses a broad range of technologies and applications that have been designed, sold and supported as a single communications platform or as one entity. Unified communications system generally enable companies to use integrated data, video, and voice in one […]
- unicast address
Address specifying a single network device. Packets sent to a unicast address are delivered to the node containing the interface identified by the address.