FireWire

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  • A serial interface which implements the IEEE 1394 standard. Such an interface features transfer speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to over 2 Gbps, and allows the connection of up to 63 devices. It also supports hot swapping, and isochronous data transfer. Used, for instance, for real-time transfers of video. Also called high-performance Serial Bus.
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