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interface someone or something with someone or something

to bring about a complex connection of people and things, in any combination. (Originally having to do with computers.) Let's interface Walter with the staff from the main office. I want to interface my data with Sam, who has some relevant statistics from prior years.

interface with someone or something

to develop a connection or interaction with someone or something. Call Walter and set up a meeting so we can interface with him. This computer is meant to interface with as many as five others just like it.
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The industry continues to face challenging interface issues as designs increase in speed and users demand more and more functionality.
Not all interface designs, however, have excluded children from participation in the design process itself.
The primary application for the BeBoB platform -- FireWire audio interfaces and breakout boxes -- enable musicians to combine signals from multiple instruments, microphones, sample clips and other audio sources, and transfer them to a computer using a single FireWire (IEEE 1394) serial interface.
With the addition of the UDMA 133 feature, forward and backward compatibility is maintained with systems and CF cards even operating with the interface data transfer rate of 16MB/sec.
DDR2 interfaces are typically one of the most difficult technologies to get right the first time, due to the large number of signals, extremely tight timing and complex architectural design.
Data exchange interfaces to RulesCalc and ShipRight SDA will be built using the Lloyd's Register's Interface Toolkit, which provides an open and 'available to all' interface solution to third-party ship design packages.
The global market for CPAP interfaces exceeded $500 million in 2005 and is growing at 20 - 25% a year.
Motivated by the fragmentation wrought by incompatible proprietary interfaces, the MIPI Alliance brings together more than 90 leading companies in pursuit of open standards to converge interfaces inside mobile terminals.
This ensures that every aspect of the existing application is automatically converted to be compatible with the new browser interface.
ElekTex smart fabric interfaces offer capabilities that are well matched to complement the functionality and portability of new Ultra-Mobile PCs.
FireWire audio interfaces and breakout boxes, the primary application for the BeBoB platform, enable musicians to combine signals from multiple instruments, microphones, sample clips and other audio sources, and transfer them to a computer using a single FireWire (IEEE 1394) serial interface.
As Bluetooth becomes a standard feature in portable devices, it is apparent that although Bluetooth provides excellent interoperability and ease of use, the maximum data rate of 3Mbit/second is too slow for today's media centric applications," said Greg Burns, chief technology officer of Open Interface.
DMA interface mode is also included and reduces the processor power required to manage the CompactFlash data transfers.
The Mobile Industry Processor Interface (MIPI) Alliance today announced the release of two new specifications which will accelerate the development of next-generation camera phones by expanding the interoperability of sensors and processors and reducing the development time of semiconductor, camera sensor, and phone vendors.
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