ICT Chapter 2 Key Words

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Microchip
A miniature electronic circuit used to control computers abd most other electronic devices.
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Biometrics
An automated method of recognising a person based on physical characteristics such as face, fingerprints, hand geometry, iris and voice.
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Netbook
A small portable laptop computer designed for wireless communication and access to the Internet
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SD cards
One type of flash memory which store up to 2GB of data
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Bluetooth
Allows the exchange of data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices. Devices must be able to understand the Bluetooth Protocol
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Secure Digital High Capacity cards
Another type of flash memory that can store up to 32GB
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Universal Serial Bus (USB)
Standard method of connecting devices such as keyboards and printers to a computer.
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Flash Memory Card
Used for fast and easily transferable information sotorage in digital devices.
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Solid State Memory
No moving parts, ideal for mobile devices
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Cyber Cafe
A coffee shop that has a number of personal computers connected to the Internet that are available for use by the customers
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Hotspot
A venure that offers a WiFI internet connection
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Cloud Computing
System where all computer programs and data is stored on a central server owned by a company and accessed virtually
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Web App
Any application that can be accessed using a web browser
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Sat Nav
A device that gives directions based on information received from a series of satellites
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Convergence
When one device is developed to carry out functions that were originally performed by several different devices
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Metadata
Provides information about the content of a digital item
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Geotag
To attach the exact geographical coordinates of longitude and latitude to a digital image
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An automated method of recognising a person based on physical characteristics such as face, fingerprints, hand geometry, iris and voice.

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Biometrics

Card 3

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A small portable laptop computer designed for wireless communication and access to the Internet

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Card 4

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One type of flash memory which store up to 2GB of data

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Allows the exchange of data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices. Devices must be able to understand the Bluetooth Protocol

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