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.
- Vertical Enterprise Portal
Abbreviated as VEP, a Vertical Enterprise Portal is a type of enterprise portal that is used by specific departments or users for a specific business function such as customer service or e-commerce functions. Contrast with Horizontal Enterprise Portal (HEP).
- Vertical Service Provider
A Vertical Service Provider (VSP) is an ASP that covers the application needs of a specific vertical market or industry, such as: banking, manufacturing, education, real estate, government or law.
- Video for Windows
A format developed by Microsoft Corporation for storing video and audio information. Files in this format have a.AVI extension. AVI files are limited to 320 x 240 resolution, and 30 frames per second, neither of which is adequate for full-screen, full-motion video. However, Video for Windows does not require any special hardware, making it the […]