Brian Cryer's Glossary of IT Terms with Links
- Firewire is a cross platform standard for the transmission of serial data
between peripherals. Developed by Apple and defined by the IEEE 1394 standard,
Firewire is available for all computers.
The IEEE 1394 standard allows for transfer speeds of up to 400 mbps, the IEEE 1394b standard allows for transfer speeds of up to 800 mbps.
For more information see:
- http://everything.explained.at/Firewire - FireWire explained.