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 [plat´form]
a flat horizontal surface higher than the level of the areas around it.
force platform a small platform that measures variations in downward force between different points on its surface, for assessing stability of stance and posture as a person stands on it. Called also force plate.
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"Cellebrite's DeskTop platform decreases overall service time across all customers and also provides support for our feature phone customers who value assisted transfers the most."
King believes Dell and Wyse will be helped by Windows 8, which is being designed to work as a mobile and desktop platform. "The thin client players believe there is a real opportunity for them," he said.
DUTrade also provides a range of technical solutions to suit each independent trader's needs including web-based applications for casual traders and a sophisticated desktop platform for active traders.
"The actual UI will look different and you still have to customize for device size, but this is very different from the current, siloed model that requires learning separate development models and tools for each mobile and desktop platform," Gruber says.
Chief executive Tom Glocer said he was happy with the performance and particularly pleased "with the launch and early customer adoption of Thomson Reuters Eikon, the innovative desktop platform for financial professionals which we launched in September.
"We've reduced our delivery options to three from 44," said Allan McNichol, global head of the desktop platform group for Thomson Reuters.
iPad contains technology developed in the Networked Environment for Personal Ontology-based Management of Unified Knowledge (NEPOMUK) project--a research and development consortium funded by the European Commission to develop the Social Semantic Desktop platform.
AxcessView is a Microsoft desktop platform design using .NET and supporting SQL databases.
As part of the new desktop platform designed for mainstream consumers, AMD has created the first ever quad-core processor for less than $100 Suggested System Builder Price (SSBP).
The desktop platform features 512 pins configurable as data or clock; a 100-MHz scan rate; and memory capacity of 128 million vector drive/compare per pin, 40 million vector capture memory per pin, and 16 million vector failure capture per pin.
These companies' solutions enable organizations large and small to cost-effectively leverage the Linux desktop and make it attractive and easy to move to the flexible and open desktop platform. Solutions from two of these companies are finalists in the Linux World Product Excellence Awards.
Intel Corporation and Interlink Networks have announced a joint marketing agreement authorizing Intel's Desktop Platform Group to offer Interlink's easy-to-use LucidLink Wireless Security software for small businesses to Intel's channel partners.