Technology / Computers / Asynchronous: 1) not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase. 2) of, used in, or being digital communication (as between computers) in which there is no timing requirement for transmission and in which the start of each character is individually signaled by the transmitting device.

Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)

Technology / Computers / Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM): A high-bandwidth low delay transmission technology. MORE

IEEE 1394 (Firewire)

Technology / Television (TV) / IEEE 1394 (Firewire): A digital interface developed by the IEEE 1394 working group. Transports data at 100, 200, or 400 Mbps. Can be used to connect digital television devices together. IEEE 1394 data transfer can be – " MORE


Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / AJAX: Asynchronous JavaScript and XML is a technique which allows a web page to request additional data from a server without requiring a new page to load. MORE