off-the-shelf off-the-shelf

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock

Usage(s):

  • Networks of workstations using commercial-off-the-shelf networking technology differ from supercomputers.

News

  1. Researchers create Google Glass-like device on a contact lens

    Researchers at several institutions have created a new technology that will empower future smart contact lenses. The team developed a “transparent, highly conductive, and stretchy mix of graphene and silver nanowires” that it then attached to an off-the-shelf soft contact lens to give it Google Glass-like features, Technology Review reported. The lenses were tested on rabbits because of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  2. iBASEt Introduces Integration Package for PTC Creo and PTC Windchill with Solumina’s Product Lifecycle Execution System

    iBASEt, the developer of Solumina Product Lifecycle Execution software suite, announced today that it will release a new off-the-shelf integration package for PTC® Creo® design software and PTC®Windchill® content and process management software with Solumina’s Manufacturing , and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul software solutions.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. U.S. Department of Defense to Increasingly Rely on Commercial Off-the-Shelf Aircraft, Notes Frost & Sullivan

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Department of Defense (DoD) spending decreases, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) aircraft will become more important to future programs. While growth ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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