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BrickHouse Security is the industry's premier supplier of security and surveillance solutions. As a recognized authority in GPS tracking, hidden cameras, employee monitoring and compliance, video surveillance and counter surveillance, we help our customers use technology to get the clarity they need. We proudly serve consumers, businesses of all sizes and the law enforcement community. When you need to know, BrickHouse has the answers.

usbport_fullA USB port is a standard cable connection interface on personal computers and consumer electronics. USB ports allow stand-alone electronic devices to be connected via cables to a computer. USB can connect computer peripherals such as mice, keyboards, PDAs, gamepads and joysticks, scanners, digital cameras, printers, personal media players, flash drives, and external hard drives.

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mystica_usb_flash_driveA small, portable flash memory card that plugs into the USB port in a computer and functions as a portable hard drive. USB flash drives are touted as being easy-to-use as they are small enough to be carried in a pocket and can plug into any computer with a USB drive. USB flash drives also are called thumb drives, jump drives, pen drives, key drives, tokens, or simply USB drives.

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Concerning a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, Time To First Fix (TTFF) is a specification detailing the time required for a GPS receiver to acquire satellite signals and navigation data, and calculate a position solution (called a fix).

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a smart phone is a mobile device that combines the capabilities of a phone with those of a desktop computer. Smart phones are generally capable of accessing the internet, and are capable of storing more data and running more applications than a basic mobile phone. Some examples of smart phones are Apple’s iPhone, RIM’s Blackberry, and devices using Google’s Android or Nokia’s Symbian operating systems. These types of devices are coming to dominate the cellular market.
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a smartphone is a mobile device that combines the capabilities of a phone with those of a desktop computer. Smart phones are generally capable of accessing the internet, and are capable of storing more data and running more applications than a basic mobile phone. Some examples of smart phones are Apple’s iPhone, RIM’s Blackberry, and devices using Google’s Android or Nokia’s Symbian operating systems. These types of devices are coming to dominate the cellular market.

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SIM

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SIM stands for Subscriber Identification Module.  A SIM card stores information necessary to a phone’s function, like it’s phone number, and can be used to store information like SMS messages and contact information on phones connected to a GSM network.
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