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form factor

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A specification for the physical dimensions and configuration of a device or component.
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Addressing the need for robust wireless networks capable of providing consumers with the latest applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) (TI) has announced a next generation programmable DSP capable of handling multiple 3G air interface standards and a range of base station form factors on a single chip.
Hardware can help support all of these form factors by also providing the same capabilities across a range of products.
This license agreement with Ardent Concepts enables Hypertronics to expand its custom interconnect solutions to new applications requiring micro-miniature form factors.
The AMD Geode GX SOM-144 RDK is based on the x86 architecture and is optimized to provide optimal power/performance for small form factors.
The market pull for small form factors PCs is of particular interest in the small and medium business (SMB) and consumer markets that value the size advantage, power savings, and quiet nature of energy-efficient systems.
The highly scalable appliances feature Serial ATA (SATA) drive technology in 1U and 2U form factors with storage capacities ranging from 480GB to 4.
5-inch form factors are present in all segments of the market: server, desktop, and mobile.
Toshiba has developed strong relationships with consumer electronics and mobile PC partners based on the ability to consistently deliver products with the right capacities and form factors at the right time," said Scott Maccabe, vice president and general manager, Toshiba Storage Device Division.
The new SiP solution integrates advanced logic and memory technology into a single package, reducing component count and shrinking form factors for handheld devices.
This multiple antenna integration capability enables handset developers such as Samsung to design feature-rich devices to exacting specifications in a variety of slimmer, more compact form factors.
The new tags extend Alien's growing portfolio of tag designs and form factors optimized for a broad range of supply chain management, asset tracking, item level identification and other RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) applications.
ABI Research expects that network storage will see increased adoption across all major geographies, even as form factors differ.