Essay on Hardware

Y2k Millennium Bug

The Millennial sun will first rise over human civilization in the independent republic of Kiribati, a group of some thirty low lying coral islands in the Pacific Ocean that straddle the equator and the International Date Line, halfway between Hawaii and Australia. This long awaited sunrise marks the dawn of the year 2000, and quite […]

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Computers1

Computers are one of the most important inventions ever. If computers had not been invented, technology would not be developed to its current state. Since the computers invention, society has changed drastically. Computer technology is so helpful, that it is even used to create newer, better computer equipment. Almost everything today is linked in some […]

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Cable Modems: Cable Tv Meets The Internet

Cable Modems: Cable TV Meets the Internet John G. Shaw IS 3348 October 2, 1999 Abstract The Telecommunications Act of 1996 opened the way for cable TV (CATV) companies to become full-fledged telecommunications companies, offering two-way voice and data communications services, in addition to television programming. After passage of the Act, the cable companies were […]

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Dream Computer

When deciding what will run my dream computer, processor-wise that is, I am reminded of a friends computer that last year, was running with two Pentium III’s, running at 650 Megahertz a piece. This year he is looking to upgrade on this design. I however, will be able to take his idea, and with money […]

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Hackers Analysis

kaygusuz1 It is the weekend you have nothing to do so you decide to play around on your computer . You turn it and than start up , calling people with your modem , conneciting to another world with people. This is all fine but what happens when you start getting into other peoples computer […]

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Report on CAD/CAM, Sensors/Control and Robots

CAD (Computer Aided Design) involves the creation of a design using a computer. Designs do not have to be in the traditional technical style, they may also be very graphical, such as the graphics for a new shop front, or in the form of 3D models, etc. CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) involves using a computer […]

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Database Project

A small, Clapham based video rental store called Starlight Video rents out a range of videos. Each video needs to be catalogued and its details stored. Each member fills out a membership form in order to join the video shop. Once the member completes this form, a membership number is assigned and the form is […]

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Market for Personal Computers in Germany

The goal of this report is to inform US investors about the German market for personal computers. This document outlines many different areas of the German political, economic, and social structures and how they concern the personal computer industry. It provides a clear insight to the German approach to personal computers and the age of […]

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Overview of Video On Demand Systems 13778

Overview of Video On Demand Systems Joseph Newcomer SCOPE INTRODUCTION THE INITIATIVE FOR WORLDWIDE MULTIMEDIA TELECONFERENCING AND VIDEO SERVER STANDARDS NEW BUSINESS IMPERATIVES STARTING WITH STANDARDS TWO STANDARDS, ONE GOAL STANDARDS FIRST SUMMARY CONTENT PREPARATION: REQUIREMENTS: CODECs/Compression Object Oriented Database Management Systems Encoding Verification SUMMARY VIDEO SERVER REQUIREMENTS LIMITATIONS PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION NETWORK: LAN TYPES PROTOCOLS […]

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Switched Networks 13906

Switched Networks Networks are getting more and more popular, and because of this more people use them, which slows them down. Networks in the future will need to have enough bandwidth to support applications, like multimedia, witch require larger bandwidth. Switching will change the way networks are designed. These changes will maximize productivity. Switching technology […]

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The Beneficiality Of Computer 11683

The Computer The Most Beneficial Invention Over the Last 200 Years From the beginning of our country over 200 years ago until the present time I feel that the most beneficial invention to mankind has been the computer. The computer is beneficial in many different aspects of life such as: education, business, health, and communications. […]

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John Vincent Atanasoff 11700

John Vincent Atanasoff inventor of the electronic computer In any scienctific field, there needs to be a person with the vision to define the future. John Vincent Atanasoff was a genius with such a vision. He developed the first electronic digital computer that has dramatically changed our lives. John Vincent Atanasoff gave birth to the […]

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Survey Of Wireless Computing 18595

Survey of Wireless ComputingWireless technology can provide many benefits to computing including faster response to queries,reduced time spent on paperwork, increased online time for users, just-in-time and real time control,tighter communications between clients and hosts. Wireless Computing is governed by two generalforces: Technology, which provides a set of basic building blocks and User Applications, whichdetermine […]

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THREE TECHNOLOGIES 42391

Summary Frame relay, IP and ATM are the three technologies based on i??Packet Switchingi??. Packet switching is in contrast to the i??Public Switched Telephone Networki?? (PSTN) which is a i??Circuit Switchingi?? based technology. In case of packet switching the data that flows through the networks is in the form of small packets whereas circuit switching […]

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. Wearable Computers 42194

Introduction Advances in miniaturization, computing, microelectronics, telecommunications as well as textiles and fabrics have now made it possible to reduce the size of a computer sufficiently, for this computer to be worn on the human body. These small and lightweight computer systems also carry in them a level of technological sophistication as well as a […]

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History of the coputer

Generally, a computer is any device that can perform numerical Calculations –even an adding machine, an abacus, or a slide rule. Currently, however, the term usually refers to an electronic device that can use a list of instructions, called a program, to perform calculations or to store, manipulate, and retrieve information. Today’s computers are marvels […]

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Analysis of Apple

Apple Inc. is a multinational Corporation based in the United State of America. The company focuses on consumer electronic products, such as the manufacture of personal computers (PC) and computer software, media players, mobile phones, computer hard wares, and accessories among others. The company was founded in April, 1976 in Cupertino, California, by Steve Wozniak […]

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Neural Networks 13807

Neural Networks A neural network also known as an artificial neural network provides a unique computing architecture whose potential has only begun to be tapped. They are used to address problems that are intractable or cumbersome with traditional methods. These new computing architectures are radically different from the computers that are widely used today. ANN’s […]

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Fiber optics

dd By: Raj Thesis: Some of the important features of the fiber optics that we are interested are discussed below. Now a days we are using copper wires as they are the most cost effective and reliable interconnect in parallel machines. However as machines grow more powerful, wire density becomes critical making fiber possible alternatives […]

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Cisco Tag Switching 18513

Abstract The ever-increasing growth of the Internet and corporate Intranets are presenting a serious challenge to service providers and equipment vendors. This paradigm shift has transformed the way the world does business and defines new requirements for any business that wants to gain a competitive edge. Service providers, especially, are faced with the challenge of […]

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Functionality of BIOS 247

What is the function of BIOS chips? I have often wondered this. How did they come about? How do they work? Yes, BIOS chips have been a bit of a mystery. I will research this and see if I can understand them a bit more by doing so. “The ROM BIOS chip transfers information from […]

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