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cable modem

An internet modem that communicates over the television cable, which can allow a continuously “live” Internet connection and transfer rates of ± 1.5 Mbps
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According to Mike Osler, ISI's UK managing director, the new Vantage Program is an attempt to do for the emerging internet appliance market, what the IBM PC architecture did for the early microcomputer business: establishing a design template that interested vendors can use to mix and match different products and components, and bring finished systems to market more quickly.
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The joint technology combines National Semiconductor's Internet appliance development platform, featuring the National Geode processor, and IBM's WebSphere embedded software, offering a flexible and modular hardware and software solution that can target multiple product offerings in a single development environment.
The basis of Amiga's push into the nascent internet appliance will be the "operating environment" that the company has developed to enable several devices to interact in a distributed network fashion.
The IBM PowerPC IAP (Internet Appliance Platform) combines a microprocessor with a number of optional pervasive computing features, all onto a single "system-on-a-chip." Manufacturers of consumer products can use PowerPC IAP to add Internet capability while minimizing the number of chips under the covers to make products smaller, less costly and more power efficient.
Opportunities for growth, such as they are, probably lie with the emerging markets for internet appliance servers, Linux and the development of information utility businesses says IDC.
Be Inc, which announced a $360m initial public offering on Friday, is looking to move the Be operating system from its multimedia niche to become the OS of choice for the budding internet appliance market.
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