stands for ome udio and ideo nterface. This is an emerging standard for possibly connecting home audio and video products and components in a "plug-and-play" fashion that supports interoperability. back to the previous page
This is a standard for 1394 bus audio and video devices. It is software that is required for the units to talk to each other. HAVi allows plug-and-play recognition of devices, interoperability, and brand independence.
A FireWire-based technology for controlling various components of a home-theater system as a single unit with one remote control. This "interoperability" is possible because the FireWire interface carries control data along with digital audio and video in the same cable.