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SoC

Short for system-on-chip, a chip that holds all of the necessary hardware and electronic circuitry for a complete system. SoC includes on-chip memory (RAM and ROM), the microprocessor, peripheral interfaces, I/O logic control, data converters, and other components that comprise a complete computer system. Applications include digital cameras, cellular phones, set-top boxes, PDAs, and uses in nanotechnology and medical technology.






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