peripheral device


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peripheral device

any hardware device that may be attached to a computer's central processing unit via a cable, such as a printer, monitor, or external backup drive.
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today unveiled the Universal Serial Bus (USB) Mobile MiniHub, a portable USB port expander that attaches to a notebook computer's USB port, and enables a user to connect up to four peripheral devices for instant "plug and play" use.
LaserMaster's new technology uses standard parallel port hardware, already found on virtually every personal computer, in combination with proprietary LaserMaster software and a new LaserMaster connection added to selected printers and other peripheral devices to make data communication speeds up to 10 times faster.
But consumers wanting to share those connected peripheral devices between two discrete platforms have had to resort to using expensive networking solutions or cumbersome cables they had to unplug and re-attach, as well as installing software.
Operating at the kernel level IT managers can set granular policies regarding peripheral device connectivity.
During the last 12 months, VaST has delivered a family of tools with "constructor" capability, including platform constructor technology (PCT) within CoMET, which enables users to quickly configure an entire virtual system prototype, and Peripheral Device Builder (PDB), which automates the creation of peripheral device models.
will receive the 2005 Technology Innovation of the Year Award tonight at Frost & Sullivan's third annual Excellence in Industrial Technologies Banquet for the company's unique product design of its revolutionary fragrance-enhanced, digital content, computer peripheral device, Scent Dome.
Mentor's OTG core is a versatile controller IP solution for USB On-The-Go that operates equally well as a simple peripheral device or as the host in a sophisticated USB network.
The USB/IrDA bridge controller provides wireless connectivity between desktop, notebook, peripheral devices forming a high-speed data link.

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