The first spreadsheet application, introduced in the late 1970’s. The idea behind VisiCalc was developed by Dan Bricklin, and the actual programming was performed by a friend named Bob Frankston. Bricklin needed a computer tool to complete repetitive calculations associated with case studies at the Harvard Business School. After gaining popularity as an Apple application, the product was sold to Lotus Development Corporation, and led to the development of the Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet for the PC in 1983.
- Vista SP1
Short for Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), Vista SP1 is a collection of end-user features, security fixes, bug fixes, improvement features, and other changes that will affect Microsoft Windows Vista.
Short for Virtual Control Program Interface, a specification for managing memory beyond the first megabyte on PCs with 80386 or later processors. VCPI can allocate memory to an application as either expanded or extended memory, as required by the application design. The VCPI standard is supported by some memory managers and DOS extenders.
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.