A standard for 56-Kbps modems approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in February, 1998. The V.90 standard resolves the battle between the two competing 56 Kbps technologies — X2 from 3COM and K56flex from Rockwell Semiconductor. Both manufacturers have announced that their future modems will conform to V.90. In addition, most users who already purchased 56 Kbps modems will be able to apply a software upgrade to make their modems support V.90.
V.92 is a dial-up modem specification from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) that introduces new features providing convenience and performance for the modem user, when compared to V.90. The V.92 specification provides many enhancements over V.92 including faster connect times, increased upload speeds, and features Quick Connect, which shortens the time it takes to make […]
A browser developed by HP that can be used to browse darknets. Veiled enables users to actually have their own nodes with their browser to share content – and it is all done on top of the Web. The data is on the user’s local browser, so when they shut down, there is no trace […]
- Vein ID System
A type of biometrics identification system that uses veins in a person’s body to establish identity. Vein ID Systems use infrared light to scan the user’s hand and look for a pattern of veins in order to make an identification match. Both Hitachi and Fujitsu have developed commercial Vein ID Systems.
- Verizon FiOS
FiOS is a type of fiber-to-the-premise service offered by Verizon, currently available in select locations only. Using Verizon’s fiber optic network, this broadband service is designed to provide Internet access with maximum connection speeds of up to 30 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps upstream, depending on the service selected.
A search engine for Gopher sites. What Archie is to FTP sites, Veronica is to Gopher sites. Veronica uses a spider to create an index of the files on all Gopher servers. You can then enter search keywords into the Veronica system to search all Gopher sites at once.