Interconnect

Technology / Television (TV) / Interconnect: Two or more cable systems distributing a commercial signal simultaneously, and offering a multiple system buy in which only one contract need be negotiated. Interconnects can be hard, where systems are directly linked by cable, microwave relays or by satellite, and the signal is fed to the entire Interconnect by one head-end: or soft, where there is no direct operational connection between the participating systems.

Interconnection

Technology / Cell Phones / Interconnection: The connecting of one network with another, e.g. a cellular carrier's wireless network with the local exchange. MORE

Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)

Technology / Computers / Open Systems Interconnection (OSI): A reference model developed by the International Organization of Standardization. It splits networking into seven layers which provide specific services and communications standards. MORE

Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)

Technology / Computers / Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI): A local bus standard developed by Intel Corporation. Most modern PCs include a PCI bus in addition to a more general ISA expansion bus. Many analysts, however, believe that PCI will eventually supplan MORE

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