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USB

 (yo͞o′ĕs′bē′)
n. Computers
A serial bus standard used for transferring data to and from digital devices. USB devices such as mice and flash drives are often powered by their USB connection.

[U(niversal) S(erial) B(us).]

USB

abbreviation for
(Electronics) Universal Serial Bus: a standard for connection sockets on computers and other electronic equipment
Translations

USB

[ˌjuːɛsˈbiː] (COMPUTING) (=Universal Serial Bus)
nUSB m, port m série universel
modif [port, hub, cable, driver] → USB inv
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Now, USB is poised to greatly expand its realm and move into the highly lucrative-and highly competitive--consumer electronics market, a market currently dominated by IEEE 1394, also called FireWire.
As portable devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and digital cameras get smaller and more compact, manufacturers recognized the need for a new USB connector specification to suit the design of these new products," said Jeff Ravencraft, chairman and president of the USB-IF.
Sure, the power user and the professional would still tinker with the innards of a system, but USB would enable a whole range of new devices to be purchased and enjoyed by even the casual computer user.
We selected Mentor for the development of the USB High-Speed OTG PHY based on our strong relationship with Mentor and Mentor's silicon-proven history of standards-compliant IP," stated Paul Ouyang, vice president of design services at SMIC.
Would it not be fairer to say that real FireWire-based products have been providing this capability for some time, while USB 2.
We plan to have the specification extensions completed before the radios are ready, so that new products that require these frequencies can get to market as quickly as possible," said Jeff Ravencraft, chairman and president of the USB Implementers Forum.
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Cypress has remained the market leader in USB because we offer a range of products to meet all of our customers' applications while consistently delivering high-quality reference designs and worldwide technical support," said Scott Harmel, vice president of marketing for Cypress's Consumer and Computation Division.
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