- (written as Firewire)a trade name for a high-speed serial interface developed by the Apple Computer Corporation and used to link devices such as a digital camera with the computer.
- acronymUSB (written as Firewire)
- 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.