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FireWire

(ˈfaɪəˌwaɪə)
n
(Computer Science) trademark computing a proprietary name for the internationally agreed standard IEEE1394, a high-performance interface which allows for the connection of peripherals such as modems, printers, and mass storage devices
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FireWire has a maximum bandwidth of 800 Mb/sec, making it preferable for video data transfers--the High-Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance (HANA, www.hanaalliance.org) has made the IEEE 1394 bus its standard connection interface for AV component communication and control.
An IEEE 1394 DV input provides easy upload capabilities to AG-DVC60 or to dub footage onto a digital video recorder.
An IEEE 1394 firewire port on the front of the recorder allows users to record directly from their digital camcorder to DVD and provides basic editing functions as well.
All come equipped with a variety of ports, including USB 2.0, Memory Stick PRO media slots and i.LINK (IEEE 1394) interfaces for connectivity with a wide spectrum of compatible digital devices.
Most webcams connect to the computer via USB or Firewire, also known as IEEE 1394. Traditionally, Firewire cameras provide a better signal.
Offering zero-parallax imaging, the system is compatible wide S-VHS, DVCAM, and PC or laptop computers with IEEE 1394 cables.
This has happened in the past with respect to IEEE 1394, USB and Bluetooth.
All cubes have Ethernet and (three!) Firewire, or IEEE 1394 ports, and a USB 2.0 socket and run on the Windows XP Home Edition OS.
Specifically, an open standard anemically designated "IEEE 1394." Apple Computer, which developed the high-speed serial bus, has a better name for this technology with bandwidth to burn: "FireWire."
At the rear of the machine, connectivity options include three USB ports, an IEEE 1394 FireWire port for fast video transfer, Ethernet for network and broadband access, and LPT and Coms ports.