killer application


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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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Instead of focusing on the next killer application, these changes will be instrumental in moving the industry forward", said Raza.
MOBILE PAYMENTS ARE BELIEVED to be the next killer application for the mobile Internet.
While there is an absence of a driving killer application and a catalyst to incite an end-user spending spree, the temporal expanse of depressed spending is creating pent-up demand," said Rinnen.
Telematics providers are grudgingly acknowledging that they don't have the killer application yet.
Killer application #4: functional magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI.
Nonetheless, even without a killer application, research on DNA computing may still have valuable spin-offs.
Another is that everyone assumes the killer application of broadband technology is video on demand.
For this reason, converged voice services, similar to what is outlined in this report, may be the real IMS killer application.
NetGuard Edition is the killer application in George Gilder's Telecosm future" said Dennis Hickey, Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, and Professional Services of MCLX.
Backup resources are the killer application for Storage Area Networks," said Nathan Thompson, chairman and CEO at Spectra Logic.