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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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The adoption of this single cord connection offers users "one touch" functionality for complete access to multiple peripheral devices such as printers, desktop monitors and full size keyboards.
Each of these virtual systems has many peripheral devices that need to be modeled.
Data from our early adopters indicate that the time to create a peripheral model can be cut by as much as 75% using peripheral device builder.
Peripheral Device Builder provides a common code base for VaST-generated peripheral models and enables users to create models from a high level behavioral description.
Peripheral Device Builder is the latest in a number of tools planned to give users this flexibility," commented Alain Labat, VaST CEO.
Quatech's QSU-100 4-port USB to RS-232 serial adapter provides additional ports for peripheral devices connecting to this PC-based system including a thermal ticket printer, a barcode scanner, a mini barcode scanner, a Smartcard reader/writer, check reader, a signature capture device, and a text inserter for a digital video recorder.
Driven by the explosion of digital photography, the highly competitive portable consumer electronics market is now mandating that products such as MP3 players, PDAs, digital cameras and cell phones provide Hi-Speed USB host control of external peripheral devices without a PC.
In addition, sales of many of the Company's products depend largely on sales of personal computers and peripheral devices, and reductions in the rate of growth of the PC, consumer electronics and embedded markets could adversely affect its operating results.

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