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killer application

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(Computer Science) a highly innovative, very powerful, or extremely useful computer application; esp one sufficiently important as to justify purchase of the equipment or software. Often shortened to: killer app
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Ultimately, 3G service providers will deploy the upgraded network infrastructure and roll out new end-user services, such as location services, push-to-talk and other killer applications.
These new software solutions will enable print businesses to easily produce Web-to-print jobs -- the next killer applications for digital printing -- and to build an automated and streamlined workflow that ensures immediate success.
O'Reilly will kick off the conference with a look at the killer applications of the Web era in his keynote entitled, "The Architecture of Participation.
Location Based Services are killer applications and, as such, depend heavily on the most precise location technology.
The addition of Patrick and Chuck, coupled with our recent product launch, positions us extremely well to execute on our commitment to deliver compelling, high-performance DSP solutions that support the next killer applications such as video over IP and secure digital surveillance.
The Malaysian "MyKad" project, with potentially 23 million users and more than 20,000 card reader deployments between 2003 and 2005, is expected to allay manufacturers' fears of lack of killer applications.
Scientists simply don't have the time to properly market their killer applications," says A.
We are confident that Sonim's Push-to-Talk and instant voice messaging solutions are killer applications and provide much-needed revenue-generating opportunities for carriers.
In the future, the experts concurred, killer applications could be used to book a restaurant reservation or track down your children or pets.
As a society, we've embraced the many killer applications that have made this mobile work style possible.
These killer applications promise eternal business life by Web-enabling every customer contact and business process.
We think the killer applications are commercial transactions over an Internet kind of model and network connectivity.