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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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The proposed CE-ATA (consumer electronics AT-attachment) standard addresses the interface requirements of small form-factor drives.
Force Computers, a Solectron company has introduced the fastest member of its family of PowerPC processor-based PCI mezzanine card (PMC) modules--the PowerPMC-260--for telecommunications, data communications and industrial control applications that require data or control processing capability in a very small form-factor.
The very low-end (single-user systems) of the tape market continues to shrink in the face of small form-factor removable disks.
The company was selected based on its breakthrough Fuel Cell on a Chip[TM] technology, the only form-factor battery replacement for portable electronic devices that provides an order-of-magnitude run-time improvement over traditional batteries.
Designs based on a portfolio of complete, small form-factor solutions like Staccato's, coupled with a small bill of materials, supports our efforts in delivering the Certified Wireless USB products that retail customers are demanding.
Proving Coexistence and Compatibility in Small Form-Factor, Staccato's SC3224R Design Enables Bluetooth and Certified Wireless USB Technologies to Work Simultaneously on a Single Mini Card
Teknovus, the leading provider of Gigabit Ethernet Optical Network (GEPON) chipsets for the deployment of triple-play services in broadband access networks, announced that Furukawa has developed a GEPON ONU (Optical Networking Unit) with a GBIC (Gigabit Interface Converter) form-factor based on Teknovus' TK3713 ONU chip.
Research shows that RMC15 provides 31% more airflow, which results in 23% lower CPU temperature compared to standard 1U form-factor server chassis with same MB and CPU.
MicroTCA brings the reliability, manageability and performance advantages of ATCA in a cost effective and smaller form-factor platform solution.
A new IDC Insight study provides data about this trend, and shows the market dynamics, by form-factor segment, within the Linux server market space.
Pictos' small form-factor and low-power imaging solution enhances the consumer experience by enabling users to take digital photos and video on their wireless phones, and send them to friends and family from any location at any time.
The miniSD form-factor was developed by the SD Card Association, founded by Matsushita, SanDisk and Toshiba, as well as leading OEM's in mobile communications.