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FireWire

(ˈfaɪəˌwaɪə)
n
(Computer Science) trademark computing a proprietary name for the internationally agreed standard IEEE1394, a high-performance interface which allows for the connection of peripherals such as modems, printers, and mass storage devices
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0 is upon us, and some observers are already talking about the death of FireWire (IEEE 1394) as the interface of choice for bandwidth-hungry peripherals.
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and FireWire standards were first developed; then the ability to hot-plug-and-play was added.
Both processors support 800 mb/s (1394b S800) data rate transfers over FireWire to a host computer.
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