“I” Acronyms for the Sharp MFP Industry

ICC (International Color Consortium): ICC Profiles describe the color attributes of a particular device or viewing requirement by defining a mapping between the device source or target color space and a profile connection space (PCS).

IDP (Information Display Product): Refers to projectors and monitors.

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association): A leading developer of global industry standards in a broad range of industries including power and energy, biomedical and healthcare, information technology, telecommunications, transportation, nanotechnology and information assurance.

Independent Contractor: A natural person, business, or corporation that provides products or services to another entity under the terms specified in a contract. An employer-employee relationship does not exist.

Initial Lease or Rental Term: The length of time (i.e. 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, or 60 months) that a purchasing entity enters into a lease or rental agreement.

Interposer: An add-on accessory for a copier or printer that provides the ability to insert a document after the fuser. Since the fuser is hot and tends to pull off toner from previously printed documents, interposers are used to insert these types of documents into a finished set without sending them through the copier or printer.

Inter-Territorial Program: Provides a mechanism for Selling Dealers to easily identify Installing Dealers who have agreed to the installation and service rates of the Program. Authorized Dealer signature is required in order to participate.

IoT (Internet of Things): The network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these things to connect, collect and exchange data.

IP/MAC (Internet Protocol/Media Access Control): IP is the computer networking protocol used on the internet. MAC is a data communication protocol sub-layer of the Data Link Layer specified in the seven-layer OSI model (layer 2).

IPM (Images Per Minute): A way of measuring the speed of a device through the document feeder. An ipm rate indicates the number of single-sided 8.5″ x 11″ sheets a document feeder can complete in one minute.

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