Killer Application


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Killer Application

An informal term for a computer program so much better than its competitors that it drives them all out of business.
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suggested that instead of a killer application, there will be several killer experiences that will drive semiconductor demand.
We think the killer applications are commercial transactions over an Internet kind of model and network connectivity.
Some of the biggest names in consumer electronics and telecommunications on the planet , including Cisco, Verizon and AT&T, are all wrestling with the same problem: How to get enough fiber in homes to handle the explosion of broadband appetite fueled by killer application (http://www.
s IP Video Conference, entitled 'IP Video 2007: The Killer Application for Internet and Communications.
com at CES a few weeks ago saying that the killer application will be video, which will create an explosion in terms of the need for network capacity.
Using the same headset seamlessly with a mobile phone makes it a killer application," said Abraham Glezerman, Chairman and CEO of Cardo Systems.
The killer application on mobile remains voice and beyond voice, there will not be a lot of room for growth apart from the current niche market for mobile data in business.
This confirms our belief that SOA should be used as BPM's enabling architecture, while BPM remains SOA's killer application.
TV has been described as the "75-year-old killer application.
More importantly, the electronics industry is no longer stimulated by the seemingly random emergence of a killer application, but rather by a more dynamic trend in new products introduction in all application areas.