Short for virtual channel identifier, a 16-bit field in an ATM cell��s header that identifies the cell��s next destination as it travels through an ATM network (similar to Frame Relay��s DLCI). A virtual channel is a logical connection between two end devices on an ATM network.
A video codec that was implemented by Microsoft as Windows Media Video (WMV) 9. VC-1 is standardized by by Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), which specifies the complete bit stream syntax as well as transport and conformance for the delivery of high definition (HD) content. VC-1 content is transport-independent and container-independent allowing […]
Short for Virtual Data Room, also called a Virtual Deal Room.
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Linetransmits data in the 13 Mbps – 55 Mbps range over short distances, usually between 1000 and 4500 feet (300 – 1500 meters), of twisted pair copper wire. The shorter the distance, the faster the connection rate. As the final length of cable into the home or office, VDSL connects […]
- VDT radiation
The radiation emitted by video display terminals. Like televisions, computer monitors emit various types of radiation. Since the late 1980s, there has been a public debate about whether this radiation poses a health problem. To date, however, there is no conclusive evidence to settle the question once and for all.
Short for visual display unit, the old term for display monitors. The older VDUs included a CRT, a serial port to connect to a main computer, and a keyboard.