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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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As one of the recognized 5G killer applications in the future, VR has become a hot topic in the industry in recent years.
We have yet to find killer applications based on blockchain but once we do, the investments on it will surge."
We believe that more and more theoretical advances and killer applications of big visual data will be available in the next years.
While expressing interest in big data, the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) market has yet to find many killer applications capitalising on the trend, according to Donald Farmer, vice president of innovation and design at Qlik.
Moreover applications which never existed before and had extraordinary functions that superseded their competitors are called killer applications. In this paper we are aimed to present a comprehensive survey of the available applications determine the similarities and differences among them.
Agu - who was involved with Internet startups in the 1990s that fizzled as the dot-com bubble burst - believes that his academic research and startups both benefited from so-called killer applications, like the Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheets that created huge demand for PCs in the 1980s.
Accurate location of mobile devices will be the key enabler for many emerging location-based services (LBS), which are widely expected to be the next wave of "killer applications" in the mobile world.
"Several of the newly commercial applications will expand their penetration within other OEMs, plus it is our belief the "Killer Applications" will arrive once the remaining technology; production and cost hurdles are overcome.
Ferguson reveals the elements of the West's success, which he describes as the six 'killer applications', while his conclusions are surprising and provocative.
There's just no escaping these people, the thoroughbreds that have been groomed for this one particular race, the students who have the killer applications, who are going to be buttering up the dons and squeezing their way into the top spots.
But, the real killer applications for the laboratory are yet to come.
We are rapidly moving into a world where location context is becoming the foundation for the next generation of killer applications. By definition, location is the extent of space occupied by a person, place or thing (Oxford Dictionary).