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Docking station

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In computing and video gaming, a docking station or port replicator or dock provides a simplified way of "plugging-in" an electronic device such as the tablet-like hybrid video game console, the Nintendo Switch and laptop computer to common peripherals. [1]

32 relations: Adapter, Carputer, Computer mouse, Computing, Desktop computer, Digital Visual Interface, Disk enclosure, Dock connector, Emergency medical services, Extension cord, Hot swapping, Industry, Micro-DVI, MIL-STD-810, Mobile computing, Mobile phone, Modem, Network interface controller, Nintendo Switch, PCI Express, Pinout, Signal trace, Sleep mode, Sound card, Tablet computer, Thunderbolt (interface), USB, USB hub, Video card, Video game, Video game console, 19-inch rack.

Adapter

An (electrical) adapter or adaptor is a device that converts attributes of one electrical device or system to those of an otherwise incompatible device or system.

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Carputer

A carputer is a computer with specializations to run in a car, such as compact size, low power requirement, and some customized components.

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Computer mouse

A computer mouse is a hand-held pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface.

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Computing

Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computers.

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Desktop computer

A desktop computer is a personal computer designed for regular use at a single location on or near a desk or table due to its size and power requirements.

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Digital Visual Interface

Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface developed by the Digital Display Working Group (DDWG).

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Disk enclosure

A disk enclosure is a specialized casing designed to hold and power disk drives while providing a mechanism to allow them to communicate to one or more separate computers.

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Dock connector

A dock connector is a connector used to attach a mobile electronic device simultaneously to multiple external resources.

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Emergency medical services

Emergency medical services, also known as ambulance services or paramedic services (abbreviated to the initialism EMS, EMAS, EMARS or SAMU in some countries), are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care, and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting themselves.

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Extension cord

An extension cord, power extender, drop cord, or extension lead is a length of flexible electrical power cable (flex) with a plug on one end and one or more sockets on the other end (usually of the same type as the plug).

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Hot swapping

Hot swapping (frequently inaccurately called hot plugging) is replacing or adding components without stopping or shutting down the system.

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Industry

Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy.

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Micro-DVI

The Micro-DVI port is a proprietary video output port found in the original MacBook Air.

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MIL-STD-810

MIL-STD-810, Environmental Engineering Considerations and Laboratory Tests, is a United States Military Standard that emphasizes tailoring an equipment's environmental design and test limits to the conditions that it will experience throughout its service life, and establishing chamber test methods that replicate the effects of environments on the equipment rather than imitating the environments themselves.

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Mobile computing

Mobile computing is human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage, which allows for transmission of data, voice and video.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

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Modem

A modem (modulator–demodulator) is a network hardware device that modulates one or more carrier wave signals to encode digital information for transmission and demodulates signals to decode the transmitted information.

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Network interface controller

A network interface controller (NIC, also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter or physical network interface, and by similar terms) is a computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network.

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Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.

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PCI Express

PCI Express (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express), officially abbreviated as PCIe or PCI-e, is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard, designed to replace the older PCI, PCI-X, and AGP bus standards.

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Pinout

In electronics, a pinout (sometimes written "pin-out") is a cross-reference between the contacts, or pins, of an electrical connector or electronic component, and their functions.

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Signal trace

In electronics, a signal trace on a printed circuit board (PCB) is the equivalent of a wire for conducting signals.

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Sleep mode

Sleep mode is a low power mode for electronic devices such as computers, televisions, and remote controlled devices.

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Sound card

A sound card (also known as an audio card) is an internal expansion card that provides input and output of audio signals to and from a computer under control of computer programs.

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Tablet computer

A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a portable personal computer, typically with a mobile operating system and LCD touchscreen display processing circuitry, and a rechargeable battery in a single thin, flat package.

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Thunderbolt (interface)

Thunderbolt is the brand name of a hardware interface standard developed by Intel (in collaboration with Apple) that allows the connection of external peripherals to a computer.

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USB

USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.

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USB hub

A USB hub is a device that expands a single Universal Serial Bus (USB) port into several so that there are more ports available to connect devices to a host system, similar to a power strip.

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Video card

A video card (also called a display card, graphics card, display adapter or graphics adapter) is an expansion card which generates a feed of output images to a display (such as a computer monitor).

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

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19-inch rack

A 19-inch rack is a standardized frame or enclosure for mounting multiple electronic equipment modules.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Docking_station

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