MID不是一台電腦的廠牌或型號，它算是一種通稱，MID是「Mobile Internet Device」的縮寫，也就是行動上網裝置，意思就是讓大家拿在手上、到處走來走去、上網用的。 雖然是個小電腦，不過他的運算能力可不輸一般電腦，一般影片、3D動畫甚至是畫面稍複雜一點點的遊戲，都可以在MID上玩得不亦樂乎。
Integrated Access Device - IAD, may access to ADSL, Cable modem...
IAD is a customer premises device that provides access to wide area networks and the Internet.
A Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer (DSLAM, often pronounced dee-slam)
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) (often pronounced /ˈdɒksɪs/) is an international telecommunications standard that permits the addition of high-speed data transfer to an existing Cable TV (CATV) system.
A multiple system operator or multi system operator (MSO) is an operator of multiple cable television systems. A cable system in the United States, by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) definition, is a facility serving a single community or a distinct governmental entity, each with its own franchise agreement with the cable company. Though in the strictest sense any cable company that serves multiple communities is thus an MSO
MSO 是Cable system 經營者的通稱...
embedded multimedia terminal adapter (E-MTA)
Hybrid Fiber Coaxial