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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It is concluded that a Lack of killer application is the prominent factor effecting the wide spread use of RDF and Topic Maps.
MOBILE PAYMENTS ARE BELIEVED to be the next killer application for the mobile Internet.
Telematics providers are grudgingly acknowledging that they don't have the killer application yet.
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.
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.
Backup resources are the killer application for Storage Area Networks," said Nathan Thompson, chairman and CEO at Spectra Logic.
Some of the biggest names in consumer electronics and telecommunications on the planet , including Cisco, Verizon and AT&T, are all wrestling with the same problem: How to get enough fiber in homes to handle the explosion of broadband appetite fueled by killer application (http://www.
s IP Video Conference, entitled 'IP Video 2007: The Killer Application for Internet and Communications.
com at CES a few weeks ago saying that the killer application will be video, which will create an explosion in terms of the need for network capacity.